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Love Your Heart

In February we not only observe Valentine’s Day, but also National Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. In fact, nearly 837,550 people die each year from heart disease and 133…

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Assistance for Federal Employees

NORMAL, Ala.—The United States Congress and the President reached a temporary deal to reopen federal offices. What happens when a shutdown occurs? The recent government shutdown impacted more than 53,000 workers and countless families in …

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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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Urban EFNEP

Urban EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is geared towards limited-resource Hispanic mothers with children under five, teaching them how to consume healthy foods on a limited budget and encouraging daily physical activ…

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Alternative Livestock Production and Pet Ownership

Small-scale Farms and Livestock Production
Alternative Livestock Production & Pet Ownership educates small-scale operators about sustainable management practices for raising alternative livestock such as sheep, goats, rabbits and backy…

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Nutrition Education on the Move Bus

Mobile Nutrition Demo
The Nutrition Education on the Move Bus is a bus that travels into communities to provide nutrition classes. The bus is equipped with a fully functional mini kitchen for tastings and food & hand washing demonstrat…

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Career Countdown: Your Path to the Workforce

Career Countdown is an interactive program that aids in helping youth assess career interests, determine how their career interests align with the current job market and exploring how to reach their career goals.

Career Countdown is a pr…

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Urban SNAP-Ed

Urban SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) makes nutrition easy, tasty, and affordable! Using evidence-based teaching methods, limited-resource families & individuals are encouraged to select nutritious food,…

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Value-Added Products Utilizing Goat and Sheep Milk

Using surplus milk from goats and sheep can help to boost your personal or business revenue.
Introduction
Value-added products can help you to boost your business or personal revenue. For example, surplus milk from goats and sheep, whethe…

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Urban Green Tips: 6-Step Lawn Care

Treat your Bermuda grass lawn in six easy steps. Note: Conduct a soil test on the lawn before attempting this 6-step plan. 
6-Step Lawn Care
Step #1
JANUARY: Apply pre-emergent for early weed control. Pre-M must be applied before soil t…

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