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Oyster Farming App

…y Shellfish Lab Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. The app features a section to submit questions to the Extension water resources team and the Auburn University Shellfish Lab.
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Dairy Goat and Sheep Nutrition and Forages

…ep. Refer to Drinking Water for Livestock (Extension publication ANR-2381) for additional information on managing clean water resources. Water consumption of dairy goats/sheep is up to 3 times their total daily dry matter intake. Goats drin…

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Preparing Your Property for Dairy Goats/Sheep

…aking use of the manure and other wastes.

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect our limited land and water resources. Making sure the environmental impact is neutral or positive requires thought and planning. The first st…

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Benefits of Irrigation from an IPM Perspective

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Water management is one of the most critical issues in modern agriculture. Water resources have been critical to farmers since the advent of agriculture. Proper and timely irrigation is one of the first requirement…

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Street Trees 2: The Design

…roots may never get out of the original hole to establish themselves in the native soil. This limits their nutrient and water resources and could lead to roots that circle the hole and eventually girdle the trunk. When planting trees dug by…

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Harvesting Pine Straw for Profit: Questions Landowners Should Ask Themselves

… Equipment—even people—can spread seeds when operating in contaminated areas.
How will pine straw removal affect water resources?
Raking pine straw can potentially negatively affect the quality of local water resources. Raking annu…

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Acid Rain: An Overview

…in the food chain are reduced, their population, along with the ecosystem that depends on them, suffers.

Damage to Water Resources and Aquatic Ecosystems
Water in lakes can come from direct precipitation into the lake, from runoff wat…

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Manufactured Home Safety

…ance Program coordinator in Montgomery, Alabama, at the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs/Office of Water Resources at (334) 353-1966 for assistance.
Fire prevention should be a primary concern for all mobile and…

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Paddling is a great way to experience Alabama’s abundant water resources, while enjoying quality time with friends and family and getting exercise.

Youth ages 9-18 are invited to participate in the 4-H RiverKids Program to learn ba…

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Making a Change with Social Marketing

This is an excerpt from the Live Well in Alabama FY19 Annual Report.

Social marketing is the broadest and furthest reaching component of Auburn University SNAP-Ed’s multilevel, comprehensive approach to obesity prevention. Using a vari…

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2020 Alabama WHEP Contest

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) is a hands-on natural resources program that is dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to young people. This year, the Alabama WHEP Contest will be held June 4-5 at Chea…

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The Jesup Wagon: Rooted in History, Still Used Today

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – February is designated as Black History Month. Throughout the month, people highlight the many achievements of African Americans in all forms of expression. Throughout the history of Cooperative Extension …

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Fruit Trees: A Sweet Backyard Treat

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. –  Whether is a juicy peach or a sweet apple, there are many fruit trees that make a perfect addition to the back yard. In order for them to grow and produce fruit, growers must properly plant and care for the tre…

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Alternative Feeding Strategies for Beef Cattle

Challenging climatic conditions, such as continued periods of dry weather or heavy rainfall, can negatively impact grazed forage stands and cause producers to rely more heavily on stored forage resources.

In situations where access to st…

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