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A Culture of Inclusiveness
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System promotes an atmosphere in which cultural differences and diversities are recognized, appreciated, and leveraged.

Our programs, services, employment policies, communicat…

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Digital Strategy

Digital Mission

To ensure that all people have access to science-based information that improves their quality of life and economic well-being in a way that connects and inspires continued advancement in every community.
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Video Captioning Policies and Guidelines

In compliance with federal accessibility requirements and the Auburn University Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Policy, Alabama Extension will caption all videos intended for the public.

Per the AU Office of Accessibi…

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Wild Pigs: Alabama Extension’s Management Minute Series

Wild pigs are an invasive species that drastically impacts native ecosystems.  Wild pigs can quickly outcompete native wildlife through their high reprodcutive potential, lack of natural predators and effective forage capability. Landowner…

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Alabama Crops App

The Alabama Crops app has been available to Alabama farmers for several years. Recent updates allow access to much more information—making the app a one-stop shop for producers. While many of the functions remain the same, there will be n…

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Farming Basics Mobile App

The Farming Basics app from Alabama Extension is a gateway of information for small and beginning farmers. The user-friendly app includes:

horticultural crop descriptions
information about major insect pests and diseases
general …

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Let’s Talk Beef Genetics

As part of the Animal Sciences & Forages team monthly webinar series, Michelle Elmore discussed how cattle producers should develop and use production goals for their breeding programs.

The presentation covers:

Establishing Prod…

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From the Live Well Alabama Kitchen – Hearty Egg Burritos

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Food Friday, Live Well Alabama is serving Hearty Egg Burritos. This recipe is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Eggs are a cheap and healthy source of protein. This recipe serves 4.
Ingredients

1 tea…

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Landowner Succession Planning Issues

Transferring the family farm to the next generation requires planning. This content discusses three issues that affect the future of the family farm: estate (death) taxes, joint management, and built-in capital gains tax. Each of these issu…

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Greenhouse Cooling: An Overview of Fan and Pad Systems

The greenhouse environment can quickly become too hot for healthy plant production, even in the winter. During the summer months, extra cooling beyond what fan ventilation can provide may be necessary.
Evaporative Cooling
Evaporative cool…

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Saving Seeds: This Year’s Seeds, Next Year’s Plants

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – With summer gardens starting to dwindle, growers can take this opportunity to get started on next year’s vegetable and flower gardens. Saving seeds from this year’s plants can help growers get a head start for next…

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Building an IBC Aquaponics System

In this six-part video series, David Cline, an Alabama Extension specialist with the Auburn University school of fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic science, describes and illustrates building an IBC aquaponics system using readily availabl…

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Alabama Certified Alabama Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Providers

A to Z Home Daycare
Auburn, Alabama

Angie’s Family Child Care
Mobile, Alabama

Annie’s Child Care
Mobile, Alabama

Array of Light Home Care
Coosada, Alabama

Ashland Head Start 
Clay County, Alabama

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Washing Raw Poultry Can Lead to Foodborne Illness

For many years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has recommended that poultry should not be washed prior to or during meal preparation. The reason for this recommendation is to prevent the spread of foodborne pathogens such as Salmonella…

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