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Illness Prevention: It’s in Your Hands!

Effective handwashing can help reduce the spread of diarrheal as well as respiratory illnesses, such as coronaviruses. Handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid get…

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State Impact: 4-H College and Career Readiness

Growing Alabama’s Future
Young people in Alabama 4-H learn, lead, and make a difference. Alabama 4-H is growing the next generation of citizens, leaders, and workers while instilling essential skills and positive identity.
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Home Lawn IPM Guide

Controlling weeds in the home lawn is not simple, automatic, or easy. Each home lawn is unique because of the differences in lawn grasses, soil types, ornamental plants, and weed problems. Different levels of management will be used…

It’s National Nutrition Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ National Nutrition Month® has motivated Americans through various nutrition education messages since the 1970s. In March each year a specific theme is selected to get people to make healthy food choi…

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Cover Crops Play Vital Role in Soil Conservation

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Heavy bouts of rainfall and strong storms created the perfect scenario for Alabama producers to talk about the many benefits of planting cover crops during the winter season.

Audrey Gamble, an Alabama Cooperativ…

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Stop the Invasion of Weeds

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Spring is the time of year when plants start showing their new life in gardens and lawns. Unfortunately, along with the new life of beautiful foliage, comes a common nuisance in lawns; weeds. However, homeowners …

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Legal Pesticide Use in Alabama Hemp

In this video, Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer, an Alabama Extension entomologist, provides information on the legal use of pesticides in Alabama hemp.

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Understanding COVID-19

In this video, Dr. Ken Macklin, an Alabama Extension poultry scientist, provides information on COVID-19, the respiratory illness that was first identified in Wuhan, China.  Learn more about COVID-19, which is a novel coronavirus here.

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Don’t Let Spider Mites Show Their Might!

In this video, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, an Alabama Extension entomologist, discusses an overview of spider mites. These pests have become a major issue in both row crops and specialty crops.

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Quick Overview of Conventional Insecticides

In this video, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, an Alabama Extension entomologist, discusses an overview of the main conventional insecticides used in insect control and management.

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2019 Overview of Insect Pest Activity in Vegetables

In this video, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, an Alabama Extension entomologist, discusses an overview of insect pest activity in vegetables based on research field activity.

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Alabama Extension Helps Launch Hunger Campaign

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) recently contributed funds to the #GIVEFIVE Campaign.  AAMU’s Basic Needs Coalition (AAMU BNC) spearheads the initiative to end student hunger. Andre…

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Urban Extension Programs Target High-Risk Youth Behavior

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Two Alabama Extension specialists received grant funding to reduce high-risk behavior among urban youth. These funds will enhance youth programs in mentoring, health and urban agriculture.
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