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Route of Entry Video – Glossary

… petroleum solvent. When it is added to water, a milky emulsion is usually formed.

Environmental and Special Warning Statements: Help you avoid contaminating the environment.

Exposure: Unwanted contact with pesticides or pesticide res…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – English Handout

…that could expose your skin, mouth, eyes or lungs, read the label to determine PPE Requirements.

3. “Precautionary Statements and “Agricultural Use Requirements” list what PPE an applicator, handler and early entry worker must wear…

Prepare Now for Potential Flooding

Heavy rains in north and central Alabama have caused flooding across parts of the state. While north Alabama is most acutely affected, rivers and creeks in central Alabama will continue to rise as well. Expect rivers farther south to rise a…

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Personal Protective Equipment PPE Video Glossary

…it should collapse towards your face.

NIOSH: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is the United States federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related …

Flood Recovery Resources

…rn University and other land-grant institutions including Clemson University, the University of Florida and Mississippi State University, it also draws on resources like the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) and the Federal Emerge…

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Extension Launches Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Certification

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama ranks in the bottom three in the United States for breastfeeding initiation and continuation. Breastfeeding allows many health benefits for both a child and mother. To encourage more breastfeeding families,…

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Fruit Culture in Alabama: Winter Chilling Requirements

…rature, chill is accumulated less efficiently. In the future, this model will likely be used in the southeastern United States in place of the Modified or Old 45 models as it is the most accurate in predicting chill accumulation during cool…

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Clean Up Applicator Safety Video Glossary

… severe skin and eye damage, WARNING for moderately toxic, or CAUTION for slightly toxic compounds.

Special Toxicity Statements: Say if the product is hazardous to wildlife and what precautions to take.

Specific Action Statements: Giv…

Clean Up Applicator Safety Video – English Handout

… products. Sections 12, 13, 14 and 15 are optional. However, these are used to include information regarding Federal or State transportation, disposal and Right to Know requirements.

5. An emergency response plan (ERP) can help prevent a…

Oyster Farming App Reaching Producers Nationwide

…onals with Alabama Extension and Auburn University. The project team also worked with Sea Grant agents in other coastal states for feedback and advice.

Dr. Gary Lemme, director of Alabama Extension, said that this app is another example …

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Lee County Veterans Outreach

…l of Alabama Extension’s Lee County office is to facilitate this network. There are 22 million veterans in the United States, and only 49 percent have received their benefits. Help us find the more than 4,000 veterans in Lee County who ha…

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Support Alabama 4-H on Tiger Giving Day

…t to the 4-H Science School.

The Alabama 4-H Science School hosts more than 22,000 students annually from across the state. Students engage in hands-on educational experiences designed to connect them to the natural world.

“To give …

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Buying, Storing & Preparing Fresh Vegetables

…farmers market or grocery store, fruits and vegetables are a colorful, tasty, and healthy part of our diets. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that we consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily…

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Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes: Squash Casserole

…h from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.

We hope you enjoy the following recipes collected from farmers across the state of Alabama. The recipes include produce the farmers themselves have grown on their farms. The most important thing…

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Alabama Extension and Partners Install Drug Drop Boxes

During the last three years, Alabama Extension’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs unit and local and state partners have installed four drop boxes in Alabama. Four new boxes are scheduled for installation in Troy and Hunt…

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