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Manufactured Home Safety

Proper installation of your manufactured home and a few precautions will help you to prevent storm and fire damage. The Forty-Second Congress of the United States passed the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Act in 1974…

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Best Management Practices for Timber Harvesters

These best management practices help loggers, foresters, and landowners reduce erosion potential during and after timber harvesting activities. Topics include forest soil erosion and logging impact on water quality. 

 The Water Quality…

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Aquaculture of Bait Shrimp on the Gulf Coast

Three native penaeid shrimp species of commercial importance live in the Southern Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States: Litopenaeus setiferus (white shrimp), Farfantepenaeus duorarum (pink shrimp), and F. aztecus (brown shrimp). Th…

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The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) was authorized as part of the 1985 Farm Bill and first funded in 1988 as LISA (Low-Input Sustainable Agriculture) program. The name was changed to SARE in the early 1990s…

GMO Food Facts: Bioengineered Crops

Farmers have purposefully changed the genetic makeup of crops since the beginning of domestic agriculture over 10,000 years ago. The variety of food choices we have today is a direct result of past and present methods of genetic modificatio…

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Grasshoppers Cause Issues in Seedling Cotton

AUBURN, Ala.—There are beneficial insects who take up residence in cotton fields, and then there are damaging pests such as like grasshoppers who create problems for cotton producers.

Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, …

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Corn Earworms, Cotton Bollworms Build Resistance

AUBURN, Ala.—The introduction of genetic engineering in cotton was game-changing for producers. Even more so was the introduction of insect-resistant genes in corn—especially for producers in the Midwest who deal with the corn rootworm….

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Free Credit Freezes Coming in September

AUBURN, Ala. – A new federal law will give consumers free credit freezes and yearlong fraud alerts.

According to Sharlean Briggs, an Alabama Extension regional agent in human sciences, family resource management and workforce development…

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Planting Impatiens

AUBURN, Ala. – Impatiens is one of the top bedding plants used by Alabama gardeners.They are great for filling shady parts of the yard with color.
Good for Shady Spots
Impatiens is a good selection for shady spots for a number of reasons….

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