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Hagan Selected as Fellow of National Peanut Research Organization

Austin Hagan, professor and Extension plant pathologist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology,... more

Crop Production Workshops & IPM Field Day Set for August 6

​The Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Small Farm Research Center and Department of Biological and Environmental... more

Washington County Wildlife Judging Team Wins WHEP Contest

​Washington County 4-Hers won the 2014 State 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation contest held June 24-25 at Auburn University.... more

Building Community Gardens without Tears

​Sallie Lee has introduced the medical practice of triage in her work as an Alabama Extension... more

Protect Yourself from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Alabama has had its first case of Chikungunya virus this year. Carried by mosquitoes, the... more
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Chambers County Fruit Workshop Set for June 24

The Chambers County Fruit Workshop is set for June 24 for anyone interested in the... more

Conservation Education Workshop for K-5th Grade Educators July 16-17 in Millbrook

Alabama Extension is partnering with Alabama Wildlife Federation and several other agencies to present an... more

80 Paddlers Enjoy Hatchet Creek Festival May 31-June 1

The Coosa County Extension Office and local volunteers hosted the second annual Hatchet Creek Festival... more

Extension Offering Conservation Education Workshop for Middle and High School Educators July 22-23 in Millbrook

Extension is partnering with Alabama Wildlife Federation and several other agencies to conduct an educational... more

Small Ruminant Conference and Field Day Set for May 30

On May 30, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System in partnership with Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture,... more
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Climate Forecasting Gaining Traction among Farmers

For centuries, farmers have operated largely at the mercy of nature's fickle temperament, whether... more

Precision Farming All about Cultivating a Big Farming Picture, Experts Say

The deepest insight Paul Mask ever gained into the value of precision farming occurred more... more

How Soil Conservation Saved the Farm—and Changed the Face of Southern Farming

The Lewis and Clarke expedition into the sprawling prairies and thickets of the Western wilderness... more

Extension Foresters Working to Avert Landowner Crisis

Two experts fear that a host of factors are coming together to create a storm,... more

Alabama Extension Working to Build Thriving Urban Farming Sector

While Dr. Ayanava Majumdar readily concedes that urban farming will never replace conventional farming entirely... more