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Essential vs Nonessential Businesses and the 2020 CARES Act

Essential versus Nonessential Businesses
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey ordered all nonessential businesses to close by 5 p.m. March 27. Opinions differ on what is essential and what is nonessential so to comply with this emergency order, check…

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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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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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Your Daily Briefing

Welcome to Your Daily Briefing for Thursday, April 9, 2020
Making Life Work. Should You Grow Your Own Food?
These challenging times are sparking an interest in some back-to-basics practices. People are asking if they can save money by gro…

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Backyard Bingo

Alabama Extension’s Youth Exploring Environmental Science (YEES) program brings you Backyard Bingo. It’s an ideal game that allows kids ages five to nine to go outside and explore nature!
Playing Backyard Bingo
The object of the game …

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Early Grade Literacy

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) provides information on state and national student achievement in grades four, eight, and twelve through what is known as “The Nation’s Report Card.”

According to the results o…

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CARES Act Provides Benefit to Farmers with Employees

The government will pay farmers with employees labor costs for the next eight weeks if they are willing to complete the paperwork and provide the records. Payment will be in the form of a loan with no payments due for six months and which w…

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Commercial and Private Applicators During COVID-19

As of March 16, the main campus of Auburn University and its outlying units transitioned to remote servicing in an effort to practice social distancing. The Pesticide Safety Education Program will remotely resume normal duties during this t…

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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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Down South: The Emerald Ash Borer in Alabama

Alabama landowners should be aware of another looming threat to the health of some Alabama forests; the Emerald ash borer (EAB). This insect is a member of the Buprestidae family of beetles in the order Coleoptera. This family is typically …

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Vital Testing Labs Open for Business

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Farming waits for no man and no virus. Farmers across Alabama must keep their operations running while following health guidelines. To help ensure farmers have the resources they need, agricultural testing labs on …

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State Impact: 4-H Project Work

Head, Heart, Hands and Health
Alabama 4-H young people learn, lead, and make a difference.

4-H young people learn workforce development skills such as time-management, networking, and accountability in addition to cognitive skills used …

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Soybean Rust Overwintering in South Alabama

Soybean rust, a fungal pathogen of soybean, successfully overwintered on kudzu in Baldwin and Mobile counties. Kudzu, a tropical legume, is the main overwintering host for the pathogen in the United States. Soybean rust survives on kudz…

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Education Beyond High School: Affordable for Alabama Families

Access to education beyond high school is important for all young people. Many communities in the state of Alabama have jobs that require postsecondary education.

Postsecondary means education after high school. Graduating from…

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