Upcoming Events:

  • Jackson County Small Farms 101

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Jackson County Extension Office 27115 John Reid Pkwy. Scottsboro
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/14 - Jackson County Small Farms 101
  • Jackson County Farm Tour

    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Farm of Phillip Wilburn, 218 Cemetery Rd. Langston, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/16 - Jackson County Farm Tour
  • Lawrence County Small Farms 101

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Lawrence County Agricultural Center 13075 ALA-157, Moulton, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/28 - Lawrence County Small Farms 101
  • Cullman County Small Farms 101

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Echota Tribal Facilities, 630 County Rd. 1281 Falkville, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    05/29 - Cullman County Small Farms 101
  • Cullman County Farm Field Day

    Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Location: 858 County Rd. 201 Crane Hill, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/06 - Cullman County Farm Field Day
  • Morgan County Small Farms 101

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Morgan County Cooperative Extension Office meeting room, 3120 Hwy. 36 West Suite B, Hartselle, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/09 - Morgan County Small Farms 101
  • Limestone County Farm Field Day

    Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Location: 11255 Lucas Ferry Rd. Athens, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/13 - Limestone County Farm Field Day
  • Madison County Small Farms 101 Workshop

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location: Alabama A&M Agribition Center, 2905 4925 Moores Mill Rd. Huntsville, AL
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/25 - Madison County Small Farms 101 Workshop
  • Madison County Farm Field Day

    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: 734 Carriger Road, Hazel Green, AL 35750
    Calendar: ACES Animal Science & Forages
    06/27 - Madison County Farm Field Day
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Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs

About Urban Affairs

Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs, located on the campus of Alabama A&M University, is one of six base program areas of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and a national leader in providing urban Extension programs and services that sustain the environment and impact the lives of Alabama’s growing and diverse populations.

For more than a decade, Urban Affairs & New Nontraditional Programs has been at the forefront in providing life-changing programs for individuals, families, children and youth, entrepreneurs, and animal producers just to name a few. Our goal is to ultimately improve and sustain lives, homes, communities, businesses, and the environment.


Join us for Summer 2015!

Synergistic Efforts to Reduce Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
(SerPIE) Agricultural Science Extension Mentorship Program

Earn $1500 for six weeks of experiential learning activities
with free travel, food and lodging included.

Informational Poster | To Apply


Extension Joins Operation Green Team for Earth Day 2015

PR on Butterfly Release butterfly

Sow to Grow video from 2014 | Earth Day 2014 video from WHNT-19


Join AAMU in celebrating the Morrill Act of 1890

Press Release | Brochure


AAMU Small Farms Research Center
Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Mentorship Program

Build relationships between the experienced farmers and new and beginning farmers/ranchers, who are considering new farm production, hands-on and practical farm techniques, including exposure to various marketing outlets. This program is suitable for beginning farmers with their own farms, community garden plots, or access to land where they can practice while learning one-on-one from a mentor.

Press Release


Specialty Sites:

2-year Project to Develop Ethnic Vegetable Crops as Niche Market


Metro News is a quarterly online newsletter that features current news and research-based articles on urban and nontraditional topics for global audiences.

Alabama Families First, formerly A Look at Alabama Families, is a dynamic web site that offers timely information for Alabama’s traditional and nontraditional families.

Programación en Español, is a web site that serves both Alabama’s growing Hispanic population and the people who work with them.

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Helping Debtors Become Savers

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Programacion en Espanol
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en Español


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Alabama Families First