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Nutrition Facts Labeling Services

The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act (NLEA) states that all food intended for retail sale must have nutrition facts on the package. Foods that contain insignificant amounts of all the nutrients required in the declaration of nutrition f…

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Nutrition Facts Panel Order Form

Following these important steps will ensure the speediness and accuracy of your Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP):

Please include the most accurate measurement of each ingredient as possible. Weighted measurements (grams, ounces by weight, p…

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Food Facts

Food Facts
The Home Grounds Food Facts component provides researched-based information on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), modern agricultural practices, food development, and testing to help communities make wise food choices based …

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Forestry Herbicide Facts

Weed-control chemicals are used in forestry for site preparation before planting, herbaceous weed control during the first 2 years after planting, and release of established crop trees from competing woody vegetation. The purpose of…

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Facts About 4-H

4-H Pledge
I pledge

My Head to clearer thinking,

My Heart to greater loyalty,

My Hands to larger service, and

My Health to better living

For my Club, my Community, my Country, and my World.
4-H Emblem
The national 4-H Clu…

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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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Foliar Feeding Vegetables

…aterials on hoping for the best, chances are that we are just throwing our money and effort away. Here are some of the facts and basic information on foliar feeding.
Macronutrients (N, P, K, calcium, magnesium, and sulfur)…

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Direct Education Moves Youth and Parents Toward Better Health

… more water
Drink less whole milk
Drink more low-fat milk

Food Resource Management

Read the Nutrition Facts label
Shop with a grocery list
Buy low-fat or fat-free dairy
Buy foods and drinks with less sugar
Buy …

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Business or Hobby? Active or Passive?

…s,. If the farmer cannot show profitability, he has the burden of proving the activity was entered into for profit, and facts carry more weight than intent. The factors that are taken into account in determining whether a taxpayer is engage…

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Is My Farm a Hobby or a Business?

… is engaged in for a profit. The ADOR nine factors to consider are shown in the left column of the following table. The facts or answers given by the farmer to the auditor during the audit are shown in the right column of the table.

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Managing Stress: Guide for Understanding Stressful Situations

…you feel overwhelmed, professional assistance may be required to help you get back to enjoyable activities.

Fast Facts about Stress

Stress experiences may differ among people and change over time.
This is especially tru…

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Oaks Part (1 & 2) Management Minute Video

Oak trees are known to be attractive to deer.  Extension professional Jordan Graves has some facts and tips to help you better manage oak trees on your hunting property in these two videos.

Graves is an Alabama Extension Fore…

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Using Herbicides – Management Minute Video

Do you have invasive species on your property? Or are you looking to improve the composition of your forest understory? Herbicides can help get the job done and are a great management tool when used correctly. Learn more from Alabama Exten…

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Horticulture Notes: Harvesting and Curing Sweetpotatoes

…nvi­ronment, such as temperature and rela­tive humidity, will affect the shelf life of the sweetpotato. Keeping these facts in mind will help you make good man­agement decisions for your sweetpotato crop.

Sweetpotatoes are usually sto…

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The Black Widow

People are often afraid of spiders because of their ill-deserved reputation for envenomizing victims. In fact, most spiders do not have mouth- parts strong enough to penetrate skin.

Spiders are considered beneficial arthropods be…

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