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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.

Hydroponic Farm Tour

July 29, 2015, starts at 10:00 a.m.,
J. Sparks Farm, 312 Esslinger Drive Gurley, AL 35748

There is online registration available Quick Glance with title, "Hydroponic Farm Tour - Registration" Please note everyone will meet at J. Sparks Farm the day of the event. We advise everyone to PRE-REGISTER.


2015 Agricultural Risk Management
and Business Development Training Workshop

August 19-21, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Jon Archer Agricultural Center,
1070 Schillinger Rd., N Mobile, AL 36608

There is online registration available at Quick Glance with title, 2015 Ag. Risk Management & Business Development Workshop - Registration. Please note there is a $20.00 fee that reserves your spot, limited scholarships available and optional transportation provided. Please inquire about the limited scholarships by calling (256)-372-4424 or (256)-372-4970.


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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