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Phosphorus Basics: Understanding Phosphorus Forms and Their Cycling in the Soil

Phosphorus (P) is essential to all forms of life on this planet. It is an essential nutrient necessary for growth and development of plants and animals on which our food supply depends.

Phosphorus constitutes about 0.2 percent of a plan…

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Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Pesticide Related Forms

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Pesticide Forms
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has an extensive list of forms that are required for Pesticide Permits.  We have created a extensive list of their for…

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Alabama 4-H Forms and Waivers

4-H builds life skills by leading hands-on projects in areas like science, health, agriculture, and citizenship–helping them to grow confidence, independence, resilience, and compassion.

4-H empowers young people to be leaders. Leaders…

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Coronavirus: Nine Tips for Families

Families around the world are having to make adjustments as a result of COVID-19. Adults and children may feel the indirect effects because of the drastic changes we have all had to make. These changes can take a toll on us mentally and phy…

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Coronavirus: Alternate Ways to Get Food

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people are undergoing a quarantine to decrease the chance of spreading the disease. This quarantine has left some with an inadequate way of getting food and meals. Several resources are avai…

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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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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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Alabama Extension Partners to Promote Census 2020

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—A partnership between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) will allow county residents to complete 2020 census forms online in Extension offi…

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Alabama Pasture to Rail Program

Alabama Pasture to Rail is a retained ownership program allowing beef producers to collect post-weaning performance data, health data, and carcass data on cattle from their breeding program. This allows producers to determine whether change…

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Tropical Soda Apple Identification and Control

This invasive plant can greatly reduce forage productivity. Learn important measures you can take to prevent its spread.

Tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum), also referred to as TSA, is a non-native, invasive weed that…

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A Tree of Hope

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — Hope. It takes all forms. When a monster storm destroys a community, hope can be as simple as a tree planted to show future generations the meaning of resilience.

The Hallmark Channel wanted to plant a tree of…

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