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Route of Entry Video Part 1 – English Handout

Exposure and Symptoms
1. There are four primary ways you can be exposed to pesticides, skin (dermal), eyes (ocular), lungs (inhalation), and mouth (oral).

2. 97% off all exposure is through the skin. Parts of the body differ in their ab…

Route of Entry Video – Glossary

Route of Entry Video – Glossary
Absorbent: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Active ingredient: The chemical or chemicals in a product responsible for pesticidal activity.

Ac…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Mandarin Handout

1. 安全的首要责任是保护您的安康。

2. 在进行任何可能接触皮肤、口、眼睛或肺的作业时均需要穿戴个人防护装备(PPE)。请阅读说明书,以确定 PPE的 具体要求。

3.“防范说明…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Hindi Handout

1. आपकी अपनी सुरक्षा के प्रति पहली ज़िम्मेदारी है कि आप अपने स्वास्थ्य की रक्षा करें|

2. किसी …

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Spanish Handout

1. Su principal responsabilidad con respecto a su seguridad es proteger su salud y bienestar.

2. Use el equipo de protección personal, o PPE por sus siglas en inglés, para realizar cualquier tarea que pudiera implicar la exposición de…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – English Handout

1. Your first responsibility to your safety is to protect your health and well-being.

2. Wear Personal Protective Equipment, PPE for any task that could expose your skin, mouth, eyes or lungs, read the label to determine PPE Requirements…

Saturated Soils and Wind: A Recipe for Toppling Trees

Anytime there is a large amount of rainfall for an extended period of time, trees toppling can become a concern, especially if combined with wind.
Structure of Trees
Trees are an engineering wonder suspending tens of thousands of pounds o…

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The Culture of Camellias: The State Flower of Alabama

Origin and History 
From the ancient temple gardens of China and Japan, through the ornate conservatories of eighteenth-century Europe, to the stately plantations of America’s nineteenth-century South, the camellia has been a pampered a…

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Maintaining Water Safety and Quality after a Flood

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Heavy rainfall in North Alabama has resulted in flooding and evacuations in the Tennessee Valley area. Flooded campgrounds along Weiss Lake displaced septic holding tanks and propane tanks.

Danny Miller, Extensi…

3 min read

Raised Bed Gardening

Raised bed gardening is a convenient and easy way to produce homegrown vegetables. Unlike traditional in-ground gardening where lots of space is usually required, raised bed gardening is a perfect alternative for people who cannot garden du…

9 min read

Prepare Now for Potential Flooding

Heavy rains in north and central Alabama have caused flooding across parts of the state. While north Alabama is most acutely affected, rivers and creeks in central Alabama will continue to rise as well. Expect rivers farther south to rise a…

1 min read

Flooding Affecting Nutrition and Diets of Livestock

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Flooding and increased rainfall in north and central Alabama are causing major problems for livestock producers. In addition to the obvious affects, producers must also take into consideration the affects the flo…

3 min read

Livestock Hay Exposed to Flooding

Dr. Leanne Dillard, an Alabama Extension forages specialist, offers the following information on hay during times of flooding.

Even if hay was not submerged in water, heavy rains will likely decrease quality of hay stored outside or on…

1 min read

Nutrition Guidelines for Livestock During Flooding

Dr. Kim Mullenix, an Alabama Extension animal science specialist, offers the following nutrition guidelines for livestock during flooding.

Energy requirements of animals during a flood event is increased due to an increase in their mai…

1 min read

Personal Protective Equipment PPE Video Glossary

Absorbent: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Absorption: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Agitation: The process of…