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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 AAMU in celebrating the Morrill Act of 1890

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Small Business Workshop
May 7-8, 2015

Held by the Small Farms Research Center in collaboration with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at the James I. Dawson Building on the campus of Alabama A&M University, running from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.

  • Limited scholarships are available [please inquire];
  • $10 non-refundable fee to reserve your spot;
  • Fee includes material, light refreshments & lunch;
  • You MUST pre-register to attend

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Thinking About Organics? Need Certification?

"Sound and Sensible Organic Certification in the Gulf States" Workshop

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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.

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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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Programacion en Espanol
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Alabama Families First