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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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2020 Beef Cattle Conference

The Beef Cattle Conference is March 13 – 15 and is jointly hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System animal science and forages team and the Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences. Parts of this three-day event are held in…

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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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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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Reducing the Risk Hay Fire

Hay barn fires occur every year and are quite common. A fire can cost a farmer thousands of dollars in damages to buildings, hay, and equipment.
Moisture Levels
There are several risk factors that can contribute to a hay fire. However, pr…

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Extension Teams Working for You

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Coronavirus or no coronavirus, Alabama Extension is always in the business of serving people. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, Extension teams are adapting their delivery methods to continue providing educationa…

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Residents Discover National Forests Through Alabama Water Watch

Alabama Water Watch (AWW) is the statewide volunteer water monitoring program that is supported by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and is based at Auburn University. For nearly 30 years, AWW has been training citizens to collect cr…

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