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SmartMap Education Program

Smart devices and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are making geospatial technology adoptable, affordable, and easy to operate for a broad range of nontechnical users. SmartMap is a series of hands-on introductory workshops providing trainin…

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New Tax Deduction For Cattle Producers

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Cattle producers have a new income tax deduction thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction, also known as the pass-through deduction, generally allows producers to de…

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National Wild Turkey Federation Supports 4-H

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.– Youth from across Alabama will gather at the Alabama 4-H Center April 13 for the annual state 4-H Archery Championship. Funding by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) this year has allowed the program to pu…

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New Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab Now Accepting Samples

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—The new Auburn Plant Diagnostic Lab in Gulf Shores is offering services to Alabama residents and those in surrounding areas. Diagnostics include plant pest identification services, management advice and educati…

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Archived Crops Webinars

Members of the Alabama Extension Crops team present monthly webinar presentations the third Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. Central time.

To view archived webinars, click on the topic to view the webinar on YouTube. You will also find…

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2019 Crops Webinar Series Schedule

Members of the Alabama Extension Crops team present monthly webinar presentations the third Wednesday of each month at 10 A.M. Central time. The calendar for these webinars is shown below.

Click here to watch these webinars on their desi…

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Cotton Blue Disease Pathogen Overwintered in Alabama

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Alabama Cooperative Extension System plant pathologists and crops specialists have already confirmed Cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (Cotton Blue Disease or CLRDV-AL) in Alabama. The disease—spread by aphids— dama…

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Alabama 4-H S.A.F.E. Championships Preview

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.– Starting March 30, young archers and marksmen across Alabama will star in a series of shooting sports championships hosted by Alabama 4-H.

Every year, each 4-H shooting sports discipline offers a state champion…

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Mode of Action Video – Part 1 and Part 2

Mode of Action Video – Part 1
Pesticides are chemicals used to control a pest. There are many types of pesticides. This video discusses Herbicides and Insecticides and their mode of action.  Mode of action is the way a pesticide exerts a …

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Route of Entry Video – Part 1 and Part 2

Route of Entry Video Part 1
This video discusses the primary ways you can be exposed to pesticides, acute vs. chronic toxicity, and poisoning symptoms. 97% of all exposure is through the skin.  The liver and the kidneys are the primary or…

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Personal Protective Equipment – PPE Video

Your first responsibility to your safety is to protect your health and well-being. This video discusses different types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Also cleaning PPE, disposing of PPE, and storing PPE is covered in this video. W…

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Clean-Up Video

This video discusses the pesticide clean up procedures. Pesticide accidents and emergencies can damage property, the environment, and wildlife. They can endanger the health of the applicator and first responders and cause financial loss and…

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Seventh Annual Food Entrepreneur Conference Set for April 16-17

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.-A barbecue sauce with just the right amount of tang, a mapped-out idea for an Asian-fusion food truck, or a famous family recipe that’s just waiting to be shared with the world – these are just a few potential su…

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