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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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FAQ’s about the Pesticide Applicator University

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University along with the Alabama Green Industry Training Center, and the Alabama Pesticide Safety Education Program host a biennial training conference called the Pesticide Applicators Uni…

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Grazier’s Tool Box and Pasture Walk Scheduled for April 4

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— The Walker County Extension office invites producers to attend the “Grazier’s Tool Box and Pasture Walk” workshop Thursday, April 4 from 2 until 4 p.m. This on-farm demonstration in Eldridge, Ala. will show produc…

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Moms to Be: Let’s Get Physical

More than Making Muscles

Physical activity isn’t just for athletes. It’s for you. It’s for everyone. It’s more than sports and building muscles. In fact, you don’t need special equipment, a health club, or a class. All you ne…

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Learning Theories Behind Today’s Mom Curriculum

The instructional design of Today’s Mom is based primarily on the principles of adult learning and the Social Cognitive Learning Theory. Effective EFNEP and SNAP-Ed educators must be knowledgeable regarding how adults learn best. Adult le…

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Camera Surveys – Management Minute Video

Here are some tips for using cameras to sample your deer population. Learn more in this short video.

For more information, contact the Alabama Extension regional forestry and wildlife agent serving your county.

This video first ap…

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Wood Duck Management In Alabama

More than 25 species of waterfowl occur seasonally along the coastal and inland waters of Alabama. Only one species,the wood duck, occurs statewide throughout the year and nests extensively in Alabama.

On wooded wetlands and beaver po…

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Using an Excel Spreadsheet for Farm Financial Records

Years ago, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System published an Alabama Farm Book. This annual publication was a series of legal and ledger size paper worksheets for farmers to write down different types of farm income and expense, separat…

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Home Soil Testing: Taking a Sample

Every square foot of soil can be different. Soil acidity and nutrients vary across the surface of the soil and with the depth of the soil.

Collecting Soil Samples

It is important that you take a composite sample …

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