AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Blue-green algae has caused several cases of dog poisonings and deaths across the country. While poisonings from these algae are nothing new, in recent years problems have been worse. These reports have many pet …
Try our Chicken and Broccoli Bake recipe! Make half your grains whole. If your kids do not like brown rice, try mixing it with white rice at first. Serves 8.
1 cup brown rice, cooked
3 cups chicken, cooked and diced
Try our Cranberry and Spinach Sweet Potatoes recipe as a side dish with dinner. Eat the potatoes with the peel to get more fiber, iron, and potassium. Serves 4.
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon vegetabl…
Soybean disease pressure is picking up around the state. Alabama Extension plant pathologist Ed Sikora has observed several diseases in soybean fields in the state.
Web blight was observed in scattered fields in north and centr…
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Many tomato varieties grown today are not as acidic as varieties grown in years past. The USDA recommends acidifying tomatoes before canning to avoid health concerns.
Angela Treadaway, an Alabama Extension food …
Our Potluck Taco Soup is made with canned veggies and beans. Make sure to drain and rinse canned ingredients before using to reduce salt. Serves 8.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped…
Try our Fruit Paradise recipe! This recipe is a great side dish or afternoon snack with the kids. Serves 8.
1 can pineapple chunks in 100% juice, 20 ounces, drained
1 can mandarin oranges in 100% juice, 15 ounces, drained
Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is a week-long 4-H citizenship program for youth ages 14–18 that takes place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just one mile from Washington, DC.
Every summer, thousands of young people par…
Our Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad is filling and packed with vitamin C. Helpful hint: When cooking, stir Brussels sprouts to keep the color bright and avoid burning. Serves 8.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon app…
Try our Overnight Oats recipe! Prepare oats overnight for a healthy breakfast the next morning. Serves 2.
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon raisins
1/2 cup skim milk
Mix oats, …
Properly fertilized lawns absorb nonpoint source pollutants, help to stabilize soil, reduce ambient air temperatures, and promote a healthy ecosystem of its own. Overfertilizing can aggravate pest problems, stimulate excessive growt…
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – If you are a young person living in Alabama, 4-H has something for you! For more than 100 years, the program has helped youth develop into resourceful citizens and responsible leaders.
What is 4-H?
Alabama 4-H …
Try our Sweet and Salty Popped Mix for an after-school snack with the kids. Use snack-size plastic bags to control portions between mealtimes.
Light microwavable popcorn, 3.5-ounce bag
1 1/2 cup raisins
1 cup pretzels
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – From tomatoes to squash, summer is filled with a wonderful bounty of garden vegetables. Wouldn’t it be great to have these fresh vegetables all year long? Luckily, people can freeze fresh produce from the local…
Wild pigs are not native to the Americas. They were first introduced to the United States in the 1500s by the Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto, who traveled extensively throughout the Southeast.
Because pigs are highly adaptable …