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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 AAMU in celebrating the Morrill Act of 1890
Cottage Food Law Training
July 9, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Project Hopewell Inc., 4817 Jefferson Ave SW. Birmingham, AL 35221
Pre-registration is required. Registration fee $25.00. Please register.
Alabama Medicinal Plant Growers Association (AMPGA) Conference
July 11, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
AAMU's Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station
372 Walker Lane, Hazel Green, AL 35762
P.O.C. Rao Mentreddy, (256)-372-4250.
Limited Scholarships are available through the Small Farms Research Center.
Please contact JaMarkus Crowell, (256)-372-442.
There is a $35.00 registration fee that will be taken;
however, there will be on-site registration the day of the event.
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
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.
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.