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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Wilcox County

Homes are found throughout rural Wilcox County and urban development around Camden on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Soils in Wilcox County include sandy and loamy upland soils of the Coastal Plain (47%), alluvia…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Pickens County

Homes are found throughout rural Pickens County on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Most of the county could be grouped into sandy and loamy upland soils of the Upper Coastal Plain (69.3%). Soils in southern Picken…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Perry County

Homes are found throughout rural Perry County  on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Soils in southern Perry County include alkaline and acidic, clayey soils of the Alabama Black Belt prairie region (27%). Most of t…

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for Hale County

Homes are found throughout rural Hale County on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. South of Greensboro, the soils are mostly alkaline and acidic, clayey soils of the Alabama Black Belt prairie region (26%). North of …

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Soil Descriptions and Plant Selections for the Montgomery/Prattville/Wetumpka Area

Urban development in parts of Montgomery, Autauga, and Elmore counties in Central Alabama has occurred on a diversity of soils unlike any other region of the South. Soils in the Montgomery/Prattville/ Wetumpka metropolitan area include sand…

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Urban EFNEP

Urban EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is geared towards limited-resource Hispanic mothers with children under five, teaching them how to consume healthy foods on a limited budget and encouraging daily physical activ…

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Alternative Livestock Production and Pet Ownership

Small-scale Farms and Livestock Production
Alternative Livestock Production & Pet Ownership educates small-scale operators about sustainable management practices for raising alternative livestock such as sheep, goats, rabbits and backy…

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Nutrition Education on the Move Bus

Mobile Nutrition Demo
The Nutrition Education on the Move Bus is a bus that travels into communities to provide nutrition classes. The bus is equipped with a fully functional mini kitchen for tastings and food & hand washing demonstrat…

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Career Countdown: Your Path to the Workforce

Career Countdown is an interactive program that aids in helping youth assess career interests, determine how their career interests align with the current job market and exploring how to reach their career goals.

Career Countdown is a pr…

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Urban SNAP-Ed

Urban SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) makes nutrition easy, tasty, and affordable! Using evidence-based teaching methods, limited-resource families & individuals are encouraged to select nutritious food,…

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Value-Added Products Utilizing Goat and Sheep Milk

Using surplus milk from goats and sheep can help to boost your personal or business revenue.
Introduction
Value-added products can help you to boost your business or personal revenue. For example, surplus milk from goats and sheep, whethe…

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Urban Green Tips: 6-Step Lawn Care

Treat your Bermuda grass lawn in six easy steps. Note: Conduct a soil test on the lawn before attempting this 6-step plan. 
6-Step Lawn Care
Step #1
JANUARY: Apply pre-emergent for early weed control. Pre-M must be applied before soil t…

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Urban Green Tips: 10 Ways to Conserve Energy with Plants

1. Plant large deciduous shade trees on the southern, southwestern, and western sides of your house. Deciduous trees, which lose their leaves in winter, block the summer sun but allow full penetration of the winter’s warm sun. Plant …

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