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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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State Impact: 4-H Volunteers

Inspiring Kids to Do
Alabama 4-H is creating youth and adult partnerships.

“Students benefit from 4-H because projects focus on communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking,” said Kim Murray, Talladega County 4-H volu…

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Parental Role Models: Guiding a Child’s Future

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Role models are an important part of a child’s development and often play a role in mapping out their future. Often, the first role models children encounter are their parents. It is important for pare…

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Beef Cattle Conference Set for March 13-15

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Things are gearing up for the 2020 Beef Cattle Conference. This three-day conference, targeted toward beef cattle producers and food animal veterinarians, is March 13 -15 at the Auburn University College of Veter…

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Mapping Out a Plan for a Landscape

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The results are in: Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow which means an early spring. This leaves many gardeners itching to get their hands in the garden. Before diving in head first, make plans to map out th…

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Alabama SNAP-Ed Program Accomplishments

Major Awards (8)
Association for Communication Excellence

National Awards

Publishing: Special Reports, Bronze Award for Live Well Alabama SNAP-Ed Annual Report FY18
Graphic Design: Print Advertising, Bronze Award for Live Well …

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Live Well in Alabama: FY19 Annual Report

Alabama Extension at Auburn University Supplemental Nutrition Extension Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) uses an evidence based, multi-level approach to create a healthier population. To accomplish this mission, SNAP-Ed educators prov…

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Making a Change with Social Marketing

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

Social marketing is the broadest and furthest reaching component of Auburn University SNAP-Ed’s multilevel, comprehensive approach to obesity prevention. Using a vari…

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Positive Changes Spread Across Alabama for a Healthier Culture

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

The number of improvements Alabama SNAP-Ed at Auburn University supported in FY19 will ensure Alabama residents can Live Well in Communities in places they eat, learn, …

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Nutrition Education Moves Youth and Parents Toward Better Health

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

In FY19, Auburn University SNAP-Ed reached approximately 30,000 youth with exciting education about healthy eating and physical activity through school-based initiative…

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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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Owls of Alabama

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Owls are some of the most fascinating creatures in nature. Each species is equipped with its own unique set of characteristics and mannerisms. Alabama is lucky to have several species commonly found in the state,…

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Commercial Turf and Lawn IPM Guide

Alabama Extension’s recommendations include products by active ingredients and labeled use rates for the primary pests of turfgrass. Before using an insecticide, it is important to properly identify the pest. Alabama Extension has…

Double Crop Soybean Enterprise Budget

Row crop enterprise budgets are updated annually by Extension personnel to reflect recommended management practices for production on a per acre basis. Projected costs are gathered from multiple industry sources and a higher than average pr…