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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.

Ethnic Vegetable Crops Workshop

August 29, 2015, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the
Alabama A&M University Agricultural Research Station
372 Walker Lane, Hazel Green, Alabama

Registration Fee $10 -- includes lunch and resource materials

Contact: Eddie Wheeler (256) 264-55339, Robert Spencer (256) 689-0274,
Rao Mentreddy (256) 457-8552, JaMarkus Crowell (256) 372-4424,
Karen Wynne (256) 520-2400, or Radhia Kakani (256) 604-1179


Extension Day on the Hill

September 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
James I Dawson Building on the campus of
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

"A Call to Service" -- A chance for the public, students, faculty and staff of AAMU to attend an open house and become more aware of all Urban Extension has to offer.

A press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. featuring public officials, AAMU and Extension administrators, there will be a balloon release. and so much more!
Light refreshments will be served.

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For general information please contact: Kim Neloms (256) 372-4585,
or Andrea Morris (256) 372-8082

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

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