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4-H: The Place for Children and Teens

Your Place: Alabama 4-H

Parents want children and teens involved in activities that build skills and knowledge. Young people want activities that are fun and offer variety. The answer—Alabama 4-H. Extension professionals across the state are working closely with adult and youth advisory groups to ensure that 4-H in every county is an exciting and fun place for young people aged 9 to 18 ... Read More »

District 11 App Teaches Do’s and Don’ts of Nature

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Many of today’s youth are technologically savvy, but lack knowledge of the world on the other side of the computer screen. Alabama Extension addresses this with their new  application “District 11”, available for free download from iTunes. Tributes Charged With Saving District 11 Players are greeted by mentor and guide Gideon, who explains that District 11 has been stricken with a mysterious illness. ... Read More »

Alabama 4-H Icon Honored for her Service to Extension, 4-H and Country

Ann Barr, known as the “Spirit of Alabama 4-H,” was recently honored during a celebration at Azalea Place in Auburn for her 43 years of service to Alabama Extension and 4-H, and her years of military service. A plaque honoring Barr was placed at the base of a new flag pole at Azalea Place. Retired 4-H colleagues Tony Dozier, Bob ... Read More »