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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.

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The Secret to Starting a Business

Auburn, Alabama — Starting a new business venture is difficult in today’s economy. Although some argue that luck is the key, seeking guidance and a solid plan can lay the foundation for a new business to thrive, according to a business expert. Rick Zapata, a regional Extension agent with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, describes what ... The post The Secret to... ...more

Coping with Drought

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.

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