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Chill Accumulation in Alabama as of February 15, 2020

February 15 marked the conclusion of the measurement of chill accumulation for our area. The three chill models used to measure chilling offer mixed results and therefore, differing predictions on how crops will respond to the amount of chi…

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CLRDV a Factor in 2020 Cotton Production

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Cotton Leaf Roll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV-AL) is now considered part of the environment, according to Alabama Extension specialists and Auburn University researchers. The same disease that was first recognized in 2017, d…

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2020 WHEP Registration Tipsheet

You must have a 4HOnline family profile in order to register for events with Alabama 4-H. If you do not already have one, contact your county Extension office for assistance.
How to complete WHEP registration.
Once your family profile has…

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2020 Alabama WHEP Contest

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a hands-on natural resources program that is dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to young people. This year, the Alabama WHEP Contest will be held June 4-5 at Chea…

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Alabama 4-H 2018-19 Statewide Impact

Growing Alabama’s Future
Alabama 4-H is committed to helping our Alabama communities thrive by providing opportunities for young people to be healthy, caring, and responsible. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide caring and supportive re…

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Rethinking Youth Mentoring: A 2020 Vision

Mentoring is a prevention and intervention strategy that is a critical asset to a youth’s successful path to adulthood. This belief is supported by research that shows mentoring programs can have a positive impact on youth in the areas of…

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2020 Animal Science and Forage Webinar Series Schedule

Members of the Animal Sciences & Forages team present monthly webinar presentations the second Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. central time. The calendar for these webinars is shown below.

Click here to watch these webinars on the…

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4-H Announces 2019–2020 State Ambassadors

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Twenty-five Alabama 4-H members were recently selected as the 2019–2020 State 4-H Ambassadors. These individuals will represent the organization statewide while collaborating with Alabama Cooperative Extension …

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Forage Small Grains Variety Recommendations 2019-2020

The varieties below are recommended based on the results of a multi-year variety trial that is conducted as a collaboration among Auburn University, the University of Georgia, and the University of Florida. In order for a variety to be reco…

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Understanding Credit Leads to Financial Literacy

Debt in America has steadily increased since 2015. Alabama ranks among the top ten states with the highest consumer debt. Income disparity and the lack of financial literacy contribute to higher debt in America.
What is Financial Literacy?…

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State Impact: 4-H Science and Technology

Helping Kids Succeed
Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

Young people engage in science, technology, engineering, and math experiences that help prepare them for the future. Through science and technology, they …

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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard

Your backyard can become a miniature wildlife refuge, attracting many different kinds of wild animals.

Songbirds, rabbits, frogs, bats, squirrels, and butterflies are the most common. But with careful planning and upkeep, y…

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Coronavirus: Mortgage Relief Options

If the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in job loss, income reduction, sickness, or other issues, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, commonly known as Freddie Mac, and the Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as F…

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There’s No Place Like Home for Food Safety

Few of us today raise the food we eat. That makes us dependent on farmers and food processors in the United States and around the world for our supply. As such, we need to trust that the food we eat is safe and to do what we can to keep it …

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State Impact: 4-H Outdoor Education

Preserving Alabama’s Biodiversity
Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

Alabama 4-H engaged with 42,152 young people in hands-on learning about what is special about our state–the water, fish, trees, and wildlif…

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