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Pruning Roses Promotes Vigorous Growth

…vy pruning during the winter months.
Often when these roses are pruned 12 inches from the ground, they regrow with vigor and have prolific blooms.

Rose-Gardening Tips
Edwards said it is important for gardeners to remember that roses …

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Warning Signs of Bullying

…acher conferences, email and phone calls.
Talk with adults that interact with the child outside of school. This is a good way to determine if bullying behaviors are happening outside of school and with friends.

“Having multiple info…

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Strive for Financial Well-Being

… well-being as being able to:

control finances
absorb the cost of unexpected financial events
meet financial goals
enjoy the financial freedom to make decisions that impact a person’s life

Financial well-being is also assoc…

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4-H Registration Open for Space Camp

…ibly excited about this opportunity for our young people,” said Tony Cook, Alabama Extension 4-H specialist. “It is going to be a great experience for young people in 4-H to learn about space and to also potentially network with other 4…

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Wet Conditions Affecting Winter Feeding

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Recent rainfall across the state has many cattle producers dipping deeper into their winter feeding supplies.

“There are many areas of the state where hay supplies are tightening,” said Kent Stanford, an A…

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Fend Off Sickness This Winter

…CDC), the best way to prevent seasonal flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

“In addition to getting vaccinated, good health habits, like washing your hands and having a balanced diet, can help stop the spread of germs and prevent il…

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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Certification Program Expanding

…LeVert said. “Certifying 31 providers in 10 months is a tremendous start, and we are excited to see how many we can add going forward in 2020.”
Program Is Partner Effort
Barbara Struempler, Extension assistant director for human science…

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Volunteer on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

…s in Alabama volunteered in their communities at an estimated value of $2 billion.
More Information
Visit the All For Good website to search for volunteer opportunities on Jan. 20 in your community. For those interested in volunteering ye…

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Safely Owning and Operating a Chain Saw

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Approximately 36,000 people are treated for chain saw injuries each year.

Chain saws are important tools to use in land management. Whether implementing habitat management or maintaining clear roads, chain saw…

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New Regulations Aim to Stop Vaping Epidemic Among Young People

…ting authority to regulate and authorize the manufacture, distribution and sale of flavored e-cigarettes by having them go through an application process.”

Duke said the FDA has limited flavors for cartridge-based electronic cigarettes…

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From the Live Well Alabama Kitchen – Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

…ystem at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Sondra Parmer, an Alabama Extension specialist with SNA…

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Make Recycling a New Year’s Resolution

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala.—  Recycling 10 plastic bottles saves enough energy to power a laptop for more than 25 hours. In fact, there are many benefits of recycling that help communities, the economy and the environment. In the ne…

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Alabama Extension Addresses Student Needs

…tes the Basic Needs Coalition efforts on the Alabama A&M campus. Other campus members include: Japhe Jelks, Student Government Association; Samira Hopkinson, Miss Alabama A&M University; Kim Davis, Marketing, Communications and Adva…

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Bring Spring Inside During the Winter with Paperwhite Bulbs

…dens and pests regional agent, said paperwhite narcissus are easy and foolproof enough that forcing them to flower is a good project, even for the newest gardener. They also make great gifts and beautiful decorations for the home.
Setting …

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