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AUBURN, Ala.—The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will benefit many individuals and businesses. While most of the business changes are permanent, many individual provisions will end Dec. 31, 2025.
Dr. Robert Tufts, a visiting professor with t…
Try our Parmesan Garlic Chicken. Serve with veggies or a salad on the side. Helpful hint: To make a cutlet, cut the chicken breast in half to make two thin pieces. Serves 4.
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powde…
Our Family Favorite Tomato Soup has only 40 milligrams of sodium in a serving. Canned soups can have more than 500 milligrams of sodium in a single serving. Serves 8.
3 tablespoons butter
1 medium yellow onion, diced
Try our Sneaky Mashed Potatoes with hidden cauliflower. Can you keep a secret? Hiding vegetables in foods is a good way to get your kids to eat healthy. Shhhh, don’t tell. Serves 4.
3 large potatoes, peeled and diced
Try our Easy Skillet Dinner. Cooking with garlic salt? Try garlic powder for the same great flavor without the added salt. Serves 6.
1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
Serve our Sweet Potato Hash as a side dish with breakfast or dinner to boost your vitamin A, fiber and potassium. Serves 4.
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 cups frozen or fresh bell peppers and onions, chopped
2 medium sweet pot…
A healthy soil includes:
High organic matter content.
Optimal nutrients and pH for plant growth.
Stable soil aggregates to promote water infiltration.
Large population of beneficial organisms.
Just as cover crops provide a natural suppression for soil diseases and pests, they also assist in weed suppression. Weed resistance management has moved to the forefront of research and extension.
Cover crops can have an influence on we…
Cover crops provide a natural soil pest and disease suppression. It can also serve as a mulch to cover and assist in weed suppression.
When considering a cover crop for disease suppression, farmers should consider 3 factors:
Tasty Tacos are a weeknight favorite! Cook extra chicken and freeze leftovers for later. Serves 8.
1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
1 can corn, 14 ounces, drained
1 can black beans, 14 ounces drained and rinsed
1 cup sa…
Try our Grits and Greens recipe. Green leafy vegetables, such as collards, are high in vitamin C, which your body loves. Serves 1.
1/2 serving quick cooking grits, cooked according to package
1/2 tablespoon butter
Add whole-grain rice to our Enchilada Rice recipe. The cheese adds flavor kids love to a food they might not have tried. Serves 6.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 can corn, 14 ounces, not drained
Have our Tasty Taco Dip made and ready to eat in the refrigerator for an easy snack. Serves 4.
1 can black beans, 14 ounces, drained and rinsed
1 can corn, 14 ounces, drained
1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies, 14 ou…
This recipe for Hearty Egg Burritos is great for breakfast. Eggs are a cheap and healthy source of protein. It takes only minutes to put this dish on the table. Even use it for lunch or dinner! Serves 4.
1 teaspoon oil