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Climate and Crops video

Climate and Crops

Drought, floods, heat, freeze, insects, diseases. Climate variability can make each of these worse, complicating farm profits. Scientists are opening new doors in understanding how to adapt to climate variation.

Change is coming. Learn to adapt.


Credit Card Spending at Christmas

Auburn, Alabama — Experts predict that this Christmas season consumers will spend more money that ever using the internet as a shopping tool. Last season set new records of internet spending, and this year, more of the large retailers are targeting internet shoppers with bargains. This means that there will be more competition among these ... The post Credit Card Spending... ...more

Coping with Drought


This year has been exceptionally dry for Alabama. Conditions in every county range from abnormally dry to exceptional drought. The east and northeast portions of Alabama have been hardest hit by this year's drought.

As of early October, 29 counties in Alabama have been designated as primary natural disaster areas and 15 additional counties are classified as contiguous by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) due to damages and losses caused by the recent drought.