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Controlling Weeds in Your Lawn

Many people across the state of Alabama routinely deal with problematic weeds growing in their yard. Weed removal may seem like a simple task, but the results could be devastating if not done correctly. Here are some steps to consider befor…

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Online Beekeeping Course Set for October

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Beekeeping is going digital. Beekeepers across the state will have the opportunity to participate in an online beekeeping course series designed for both hobby and small commercial beekeepers. The workshop, conduct…

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Fun, Healthy Snacks for Children

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—With childhood obesity rates increasing in the United States, it is important for children to eat snacks that will support healthy development. While it may seem more appetizing and convenient to grab a candy bar o…

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Vaping Illness Spreads to Alabama

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Alabama joins a rapidly growing number of states confronting reports of severe illness related to vaping. The Alabama Department of Public Health has announced investigations into five reports of potentially severe…

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Vaping and E-cigarettes: What are the risks?

…from a head wound caused by shards of metal from his exploding vape pen. His was the first reported death in the United States attributed to a malfunctioning electronic cigarette battery.

From 2015 to 2017, U.S. hospital emergency ro…

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Prescribed Fire: Weather

…management decision-making: planting, fire, use of chemicals, and harvesting.

Weather is the current or recent state of the atmosphere and is used to produce climate data.

One way to remember the difference: Climate determines h…

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Alabama Cooperative Extension System Logo Guidelines

The Extension name and the Alabama state emblem represent the ideals and program outreach of Alabama Extension employees throughout our state and region.

Proper and consistent use of the Extension logo unifies and brands the Alabama Exte…

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Scholarship

…ations of Extension educational products at professional and scientific meetings
Collaboration at the regional, multistate, or national level on projects to develop Extension educational products.

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Peer Review

…cational product produced with a peer review designation. Peer-reviewed Extension products are intended for regional or statewide use, and they are available and useful to clientele over a period of time. Examples of Extension educational p…

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Civil Rights

…be a valued source of research-based information. Alabama Extension is an unbiased partner in helping the people of our state improve their quality of life and economic well-being.

We are steadfastly dedicated to providing high-quality, …

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Digital Strategy

…Auburn University.   

Alabama Extension Program Teams will develop and coordinate digital learning materials for statewide use.
Alabama Extension will manage a planned digital presence, assuring that digital educational programs a…

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From the Live Well Alabama Kitchen – Hearty Egg Burritos

…eveloped by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System 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 Parme…

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Landowner Succession Planning Issues

… the next generation requires planning. This content discusses three issues that affect the future of the family farm: estate (death) taxes, joint management, and built-in capital gains tax. Each of these issues can be managed to reduce the…

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Greenhouse Cooling: An Overview of Fan and Pad Systems

…ut may be significant depending on the situation. Table 1. summarizes WBD in Mobile, one of the most humid areas of the state. WBD was calculated for what was considered the warmest time of day (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.). The data suggests that du…

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Mourning Dove Biology & Management in Alabama

…ng doves occur from southern Canada all the way into Central America, and they occupy almost all portions of the United States. Dove hunting contributes millions of dollars of revenue annually to Alabama’s economy. Many landowners in Alab…

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