This list of shellfish seed suppliers was compiled by the Alabama Extension and is based on best available information and is not an endorsement or recommendation of any of the companies. In all cases, purchasers of seed are r…
Pierce’s Disease (PD) is a serious threat to the cultivation of grapes in the United States, especially in the warmer, southern regions. Recently, the UC Davis grape breeding program developed new European (Vitis vinifera) grape selection…
When planning a prescribed fire, you have many things to consider. Fuel type, fuel load, and topography are usually static and straightforward to assess. Weather, however, is always changing and can take practice and thought to eval…
Alabama’s shellfish aquaculture industry produces oysters (Crassostrea virginica) through off-bottom farming using an adjustable long-line system and floating cages. The first farm started in 2012, and although jobs have been crea…
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Try our Chicken and Broccoli Bake recipe! Make half your grains whole. If your kids do not like brown rice, try mixing it with white rice at first. Serves 8.
1 cup brown rice, cooked
3 cups chicken, cooked and diced
Try our Cranberry and Spinach Sweet Potatoes recipe as a side dish with dinner. Eat the potatoes with the peel to get more fiber, iron, and potassium. Serves 4.
4 medium sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon vegetabl…
Our Potluck Taco Soup is made with canned veggies and beans. Make sure to drain and rinse canned ingredients before using to reduce salt. Serves 8.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped…
Try our Fruit Paradise recipe! This recipe is a great side dish or afternoon snack with the kids. Serves 8.
1 can pineapple chunks in 100% juice, 20 ounces, drained
1 can mandarin oranges in 100% juice, 15 ounces, drained
Our Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad is filling and packed with vitamin C. Helpful hint: When cooking, stir Brussels sprouts to keep the color bright and avoid burning. Serves 8.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon app…
Try our Overnight Oats recipe! Prepare oats overnight for a healthy breakfast the next morning. Serves 2.
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon raisins
1/2 cup skim milk
Mix oats, …
Try our Sweet and Salty Popped Mix for an after-school snack with the kids. Use snack-size plastic bags to control portions between mealtimes.
Light microwavable popcorn, 3.5-ounce bag
1 1/2 cup raisins
1 cup pretzels
Try our tasty Just Peachy Chicken recipe! Buy canned fruits packed in 100% juice or water to cut down on the added sugar. Serves 4.
2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in half
1 can peach slices in 10…
Try our Roasted Broccoli Salad with Almonds! Dark green veggies like spinach and broccoli are packed with nutrients and low in calories. Serves 10.
3 tablespoons oil, divided
2 tablespoons vinegar
Several Alabama producers have observed “spotty” areas in peanut fields containing plants which are severely stunted and have split-stems, which are typical symptoms of zinc toxicity. A wet fall and winter may have contributed to this i…