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Successful Aging Initiative

What is the Successful Aging Initiative?

The Successful Aging Initiative (SAI) program promotes health and estate planning for Alabama’s older adults, families, and caregivers.
The program uses Seniors CAN, a curriculum that edu…

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Alabama 4-H Foundation to Award $35,000 in Scholarships

Thirty-five deserving graduating high school seniors will each be awarded $1,000 scholarships in 2019 by the Alabama 4-H Foundation. Recipients will use the scholarships for post-secondary education for which they have been accepted or plan…

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2019 Wiregrass Cotton Expo Planned for Feb. 14

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Cotton producers looking for the latest information on cotton production should attend the 2019 Wiregrass Cotton Expo. This is the 20th anniversary for this event. The event is Feb. 14 at the National Peanut Fest…

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24th Annual Beekeeping Symposium Set for Feb. 2

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Beekeepers, both experienced and novice, looking for more information about beekeeping should make plans to attend the 24th Annual Beekeeping Symposium in Clanton, Alabama. The symposium is Saturday, Feb. 2 from…

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Cover Crops for Alabama

Cover crops are those grown to benefit the following crop as well as to improve the soil. They are normally not intended for harvest. “Green manure” is another term often used for soil-building cover crops. Cover crops can protect the s…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Greene County

Homes are found throughout rural Greene County on  a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Major soil groups include alkaline and acidic, clayey soils of the Alabama Black Belt prairie region (34% of land), sandy and loa…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Dallas County

Homes are found throughout rural Dallas County and urban development in the Selma area occurs on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Soils in Dallas County include sandy and loamy upland soils of the Coastal Plain (52…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Wilcox County

Homes are found throughout rural Wilcox County and urban development around Camden on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Soils in Wilcox County include sandy and loamy upland soils of the Coastal Plain (47%), alluvia…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Pickens County

Homes are found throughout rural Pickens County on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Most of the county could be grouped into sandy and loamy upland soils of the Upper Coastal Plain (69.3%). Soils in southern Picken…

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