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Sunn Hemp

Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) is a warm-season, annual legume that grows up to six feet tall. Until recently, the use of sunn hemp has been limited by the availability of seed. However, newer varieties (i.e. AU Golden and AU Darbin) have…

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Beef Cattle Conference Set for March 13-15

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Things are gearing up for the 2020 Beef Cattle Conference. This three-day conference, targeted toward beef cattle producers and food animal veterinarians, is March 13 -15 at the Auburn University College of Veter…

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Urban 4-Hers Compete in VEX IQ Robotics Competition

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Ten Urban 4-H teams with 29 students competed in the VEX IQ Robotics Competition. The competition was held at Wallace State Community College on Feb. 1. Students from Rolling Hills, Morris P8, Madison, and…

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Mapping Out a Plan for a Landscape

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The results are in: Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow which means an early spring. This leaves many gardeners itching to get their hands in the garden. Before diving in head first, make plans to map out th…

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Managing White-tailed Deer Collecting Data from Harvested Deer

Many hunters and hunt clubs now practice quality deer management on their properties. Learn what’s involved in data collection on harvested deer.

Many hunters now practice what is known as quality deer management (QDM) on…

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Alabama SNAP-Ed Program Accomplishments

Major Awards (8)
Association for Communication Excellence

National Awards

Publishing: Special Reports, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama SNAP-Ed Annual Report FY18
Graphic Design: Print Advertising, Bronze Award for Live Well …

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Live Well in Alabama: FY19 Annual Report

Alabama Extension at Auburn University Supplemental Nutrition Extension Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) uses an evidence based, multi-level approach to create a healthier population. To accomplish this mission, SNAP-Ed educators prov…

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Making a Change with Social Marketing

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

Social marketing is the broadest and furthest reaching component of Auburn University SNAP-Ed’s multilevel, comprehensive approach to obesity prevention. Using a vari…

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Positive Changes Spread Across Alabama for a Healthier Culture

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

The number of improvements Alabama SNAP-Ed at Auburn University supported in FY19 will ensure Alabama residents can Live Well in Communities in places they eat, learn, …

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Nutrition Education Moves Youth and Parents Toward Better Health

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

In FY19, Auburn University SNAP-Ed reached approximately 30,000 youth with exciting education about healthy eating and physical activity through school-based initiative…

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2020 WHEP Registration Tipsheet

You must have a 4HOnline family profile in order to register for events with Alabama 4-H. If you do not already have one, contact your county Extension office for assistance.
How to complete WHEP registration.
Once your family profile has…

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2020 Alabama WHEP Contest

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a hands-on natural resources program that is dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to young people. This year, the Alabama WHEP Contest will be held June 4-5 at Chea…

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Alabama 4-H 2018-19 Statewide Impact

Growing Alabama’s Future
Alabama 4-H is committed to helping our Alabama communities thrive by providing opportunities for young people to be healthy, caring, and responsible. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide caring and supportive re…

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Owls of Alabama

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Owls are some of the most fascinating creatures in nature. Each species is equipped with its own unique set of characteristics and mannerisms. Alabama is lucky to have several species commonly found in the state,…

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The Three Cs of Effective Partnership

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb

The national Cooperative Extension System has a long and rich history of delivering quality educational outreach programs. The System als…

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