Upcoming Events:

  • Diabetes Support Group Meeting

    Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Location: Dallas County Health Department 100 Samuel L. Moseley Drive, Selma, AL 36701
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
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    09/24 - Diabetes Support Group Meeting
  • Dallas County Farmers Market

    Time: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
    Calendar: Farm & Agribusiness Management
    09/25 - Dallas County Farmers Market
  • Stockyard Sale for Meat Goats

    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Uniontown, AL
    Calendar: Urban Affairs
    09/25 - Stockyard Sale for Meat Goats
  • Right Bite

    Time: 1:00 PM
    Location: AHEPA 310 XII 1109 Pollard Rd. Daphne 36526
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    09/25 - Right Bite
  • Dallas County Farmers Market

    Time: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
    Calendar: Farm & Agribusiness Management
    09/27 - Dallas County Farmers Market
  • Dallas County Farmers Market

    Time: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
    Calendar: Farm & Agribusiness Management
    09/29 - Dallas County Farmers Market
  • Dallas County Farmers Market

    Time: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Location: Bloch Park 108 Dallas Ave Selma, Alabama
    Calendar: Farm & Agribusiness Management
    10/02 - Dallas County Farmers Market
  • Stockyard Sale for Meat Goats

    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Uniontown, AL
    Calendar: Urban Affairs
    10/02 - Stockyard Sale for Meat Goats
  • Right Bite

    Time: 1:00 PM
    Location: AHEPA 310 XII 1109 Pollard Rd. Daphne 36526
    Calendar: Human Nutrition Diet & Health
    10/02 - Right Bite
  • Lee County Fair

    Time: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Location: Lafayette Hwy, Opelika, AL 36801
    Calendar: 4-H & Youth Development
    10/02 - Lee County Fair
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Home Environments

Maintaining a healthy environmet in your home is essential to the physical health, mental well being, and safety of you, your family, and pets.

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Want Bigger Tomato Fruit? Try Pruning.

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What is the Difference between Agricultural Lime and Gypsum?

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Southeastern U.S. 2018 Vegetable Crop Handbook

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Lounging lizards and other reptile run-ins

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Find a Deer Fawn?

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Urban Nuisance-Smelly Kudzu Bugs Making Spring Appearance

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Trees and Power Lines After the Storm

The most common reason for storm power outages is tree failure onto power and communications lines... more

Don't miss it! Final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar

Just a reminder that the final Non-Timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar will be Friday …... more

Save the Date: Farm and Home Rainwater Harvesting Workshop

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Elements of Surprise: Don't Get Caught Off Guard by E-Waste Contaminants

old computer monitors When you replace your electronic devices have you ever wondered what happens to unused or discarded items? Essentially, they exist as electronic waste (e-waste). By definition, e-waste is electronic products used for data processing, telecommunications, or entertainment in households and businesses that are outdated, broken, or cannot be fixed. Materials used in these products are often toxic because they are made with harmful chemicals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, brominated flame retardants, and hexavalent chromium. If misused or mishandled, these chemicals can create serious health hazards. Learning about these hazardous substances and how they contaminate our environment and food and water supplies will help prepare you to recycle or to properly dispose of these products.   more...