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Prepare Your Lawn for the Fall and Winter Months

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Cold weather and frosts mark the end of the growing season and the start of fall and winter. Now is a great time to prepare your lawn for the fall and winter months. It is time to get back outside and star…

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The Factors of Fall Leaf Color

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Many parts of Alabama are known for their wonderful fall leaf color. People drive from all around to see the bright red, burnt orange and vibrant yellow colors. Many factors determine how beautiful the show of le…

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Preparing to Plant Blueberries

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Blueberries are a great source of nutrition and offer a delicious taste. Planting blueberries can be done simply if growers consider a few things. Factors such as varieties, disease issues and even the method of pl…

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2020 Animal Science and Forage Webinar Series Schedule

Members of the Animal Sciences & Forages team present monthly webinar presentations the second 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 the…

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Human Nutrition, Diet & Health -The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 9 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018

The Right Track to Good Health
Combining nontraditional learning experiences with leadership opportunities from across program disciplines, aids in promoting healthy youth deve…

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Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests – The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 8 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018

Trees Add Value to Disaster-hit Communities
Replanting trees after natural or manmade disasters helps a city and its residents to revitalize landscapes and to instill a sense o…

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Family & Child Development – The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 6 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018

Older Adults Respond to Seniors CAN

Educating seniors about meeting basic home and personal needs improves their chances of living independently with or without help from fam…

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Economic and Community Development – The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 5 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018

Career Readiness for Alabama Students
College and career guidance programs assist students and their parents in making informed and wiser educational and career decisions.
The…

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Animal Science & Forages – The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 3 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018

Herd Health is Key to Sustainability
Although goat and sheep producers continue to face challenges when it comes to animal health, applying best management practices leads to g…

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The Urban Difference: Report 2018

*This is part 1 of 9 from The Urban Difference: Report 2018
Today, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System serves 1.4 million people or 1 in 3 Alabama residents.

From the Administrators
The national landscape of Cooperative Extension…

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A Guide to Analyzing Forestry Profit Potential

Introduction
“How can I make money from my forestland?” is is a common question that many landowners ask. In difficult economic times, forest assets are seen as a potential source of additional income; however, timber prices may …

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Protecting Non-cold Acclimated Strawberry Plants

Strawberries are cold hardy plants and typically do not require protection from low temperatures unless plants have blooms or developing fruit. However, applying cold protection to strawberries ahead of the predicted cold front might be a u…

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