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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.


Eat healthy Brussels sprouts

AUBURN, Ala.—As winter approaches, it’s easy to get excited about seasonal foods such as turkey, pumpkin pie, and holiday cookies. But, along with these winter treats, there is another in-season food to get excited about—Brussels sprouts! Okay, so Brussels sprouts may not seem quite as exciting as cookies. When prepared correctly, however, these little green vegetables ... The post Eat healthy Brussels... ...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.