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Coronavirus: Where to Go to Get Help

Numerous resources are available to assist you and your family as you navigate the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The following are places you can go for help.
Alabama Career Centers—Jobs and Unemployment Benefits

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Coronavirus: Living on a Reduced Income

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and health experts consider the continuing spread of the virus inevitable.

Everyone experiences changes in life—sometimes you plan for them and sometim…

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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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Pond Building: Pond Maintenance

*This is an excerpt from Pond Building: A Guide to Planning, Constructing & Maintaining Recreational Ponds, ANR – 1114. 

Dam and Spillway Maintenance
Once a pond is completed, the dam and spillways require some maintenance….

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Pond Building: Landscape Planning

*This is an excerpt from Pond Building: A Guide to Planning, Constructing & Maintaining Recreational Ponds, ANR – 1114. 

Water adds variety to a landscape and further enhances its quality. Reflections in water attract the eye and he…

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Illness Prevention: It’s in Your Hands!

Effective handwashing can help reduce the spread of diarrheal as well as respiratory illnesses, such as coronaviruses. Handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid get…

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State Impact: 4-H College and Career Readiness

Growing Alabama’s Future
Young people in Alabama 4-H learn, lead, and make a difference. Alabama 4-H is growing the next generation of citizens, leaders, and workers while instilling essential skills and positive identity.
Delivery Snapsh…

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Home Lawn IPM Guide

Controlling weeds in the home lawn is not simple, automatic, or easy. Each home lawn is unique because of the differences in lawn grasses, soil types, ornamental plants, and weed problems. Different levels of management will be used…

Evaluation of Size-Controlling, Pest Resistant Peach Rootstocks for Alabama

A damaging soilborne fungus causing Armillaria Root Rot (ARR) disease is the second leading cause of peach tree mortality after Peach Tree Short Life (PTSL) in the southeastern United States. Estimated lifetime production losses attributed …

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Quick Overview of Conventional Insecticides

In this video, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, an Alabama Extension entomologist, discusses an overview of the main conventional insecticides used in insect control and management.

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Upcoming Alabama Watershed Stewards Workshops

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama’s rich water resources range from rushing mountain streams to the relaxing, sugar sand beaches of the coast. It is not always clear, however, what the connection is between our everyday tasks and the qu…

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State Impact: 4-H Animal Science

Inspiring Kids to Do
Animal science programs are a model for youth development and for understanding American agriculture. The purpose of 4-H animal science projects is to teach young people how to care for, feed, and exhibit their animals…

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Forage Brassicas

Forage brassicas are annuals that can be utilized as pasture during the fall and spring grazing seasons (Figure 1). Forage brassicas include varieties of rapeseed (rape), radish, turnip, swede, kale, and hybrids. Brassicas are quick maturin…

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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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