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State Impact: 4-H Project Work

Head, Heart, Hands and Health
Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

4-H young people learn workforce development skills such as time-management, networking, and accountability in addition to cognitive skills used …

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Applying Soil Amendments of Organic Origin to Agricultural Land

Organic soil amendments can be a beneficial and cost-effective alternative to fertilizers. But you need to know the right ones to apply to your land. Learn approved applications of various organic matter.

Soil amendments of…

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Soybean Rust Overwintering in South Alabama

Soybean rust, a fungal pathogen of soybean, successfully overwintered on kudzu in Baldwin and Mobile counties. Kudzu, a tropical legume, is the main overwintering host for the pathogen in the United States. Soybean rust survives on kudz…

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Coronavirus: Avoiding Scammers

As cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) accelerate, scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of the fears surrounding this widespread illness.

Many websites are being created to sell bogus products. Scammers are using fake emails, …

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Balsamic Roasted Turkey Salad Perfect for the Weekend

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Balsamic Roasted Turkey Salad is the perfect Food Friday recipe to get people geared up for the weekend. Whether eating it for a light lunch or serving it for family dinner, this salad is sure to be a crowd …

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Education Beyond High School: Affordable for Alabama Families

Access to education beyond high school is important for all young people. Many communities in the state of Alabama have jobs that require postsecondary education.

Postsecondary means education after high school. Graduating from…

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Coronavirus: Helpful Food and Shopping Tips

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is now in the global spotlight. Facing a short (two weeks or less) quarantine at home is a real possibility. Take steps now in case you face a quarantine.

Preparing for a quarantine of this nature is much like …

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Coronavirus: Handwashing and Sanitizers

Washing your hands is the best way to prevent the spread of illnesses, such as the common cold and flu. Handwashing also helps reduce the spread of the highly publicized coronavirus (COVID-19).
When Should I Wash My Hands?
Washing hands o…

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National Nutrition Month® – Eat Right, Bite-by-Bite

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Well-balanced nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Each year in March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics highlights the importance of nutrition through its National Nutrition Month…

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Alabama Extension Provides COVID-19 Resources

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – As the pace of reported coronavirus (COVID-19) cases accelerates across the United States, events that bring many people together are being canceled. Austin, Texas officials canceled the South by Southwest Festiv…

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Coronavirus: Paying Bills and Managing Finances

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is the top news story throughout the world. If placed under a two-week quarantine, you may face numerous concerns with one being how to pay bills and manage financial accounts.

Several options are available for…

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Alabama Extension is all Heart

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama Extension is all heart when it comes to observing National Heart Month in February each year. This year was no exception as staff engaged in monthlong heart health activities.
National Wear Red Da…

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Brighten Your Yard with Bluebird Houses

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Eastern bluebirds are one of Alabama’s most prized year-round residents. Their blue color adds excitement and beauty to any backyard.

Many may not know that the bright blue color associated with bluebirds is…

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