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Alabama Christmas Tree Farms

AUBURN, Ala. – There are some families in Alabama where Christmas in July is not just a funny saying; it is a reality. For most families, Christmas only comes once a year, but for a select group of Alabama farmers, Christmas lasts all year long. The farmers who grow Christmas trees are surrounded by one of the main symbols of the ... Read More »

Saving Your Lawn During the Drought

AUBURN, Ala. –Homeowners are wondering how to save their lawns as the ongoing drought worsens. Dr. David Han, an Alabama Extension turf specialist, said that grasses are durable during droughts. “Remember that warm season grasses are capable of surviving long periods of extreme drought while dormant,” said Han, who is an associate professor at Auburn University. “Stopping all irrigation and ... Read More »

Venison Recipes Perfect for Deer Season

AUBURN, Ala. – It is officially that time of year where many of your friends and loved ones go missing for several hours at a time. There is nothing wrong; they are just sitting in the woods waiting to bring home the best buck of the year. People are going to be looking for unique and different ways to cook ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Recipes

AUBURN, Ala. – Thanksgiving is the time of year when friends and family gather together to have great fellowship and food. There is nothing better than having a traditional Thanksgiving meal. These recipes are sure to be a great additional to your family’s Thanksgiving meal. Roast Wild Turkey Ingredients 1 8 to 10 pound turkey, ready to cook Salt and ... Read More »

Strategies to Help Livestock Producers Battle Drought

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AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama is suffering the worst drought conditions the state has seen since 2006. Some areas need as much as 15 inches to break the drought. Livestock producers are facing tough decisions about how to manage their herds. Not only is watering their herds an issue, but now feeding the herd is becoming an issue as well. Ken ... Read More »

Fall Recipes Using Pumpkin

AUBURN, Ala. – When the leaves starts to change and the weather gets cooler, we know that it is time to get our fall recipes ready. A favorite ingredient to use in fall recipes is pumpkin. Whether it is pumpkin pie or a nontraditional recipe, everyone has a series of pumpkin recipes in their arsenal. Pumpkin Bread Ingredients 2/3 cup corn-oil ... Read More »

Alabama 4-H and Youth Football Day Nov. 19

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama 4-H members and volunteers from all over the state will gather on the campus of Auburn University Nov. 19 for a fun-filled day. Members can participate in tailgating, Tiger Walk and pregame festivities before entering Jordan-Hare Stadium for the game. Nancy Alexander, an Alabama Extension specialist in 4-H and Youth Development, hopes that Alabama 4-H members ... Read More »

A New Twist on Apple Recipes

AUBURN, Ala. – During the fall season one of the most popular ingredients to cook with is apples. While the traditional ways to cook apples are delicious, this season you might want to try mixing things up a little bit. These recipes are sure to bring a new twist to this fall favorite ingredient. Apple Walnut Cake Ingredients Nonstick vegetable ... Read More »

Chili Recipes for Cool Fall Nights

AUBURN, Ala. – When the fall weather puts that little nip in the air, there is nothing better than warmer up with a hot bowl of chili. There are many recipes you can use to make chili and trying them all is the fun part. These recipes are sure to warm you up during the cool weather. Chili Ingredients Vegetable ... Read More »

Low Country Boil With All The Fixings

AUBURN, Ala. – One of the all-time favorite things to cook in the south during the Fall and football season is a low country boil. This is a prefect recipe to feed a large crowd all while having some fun. The following recipes are for a low country boil and side dishes that could go with it. Boiled Shrimp Ingredients ... Read More »