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Farming Basics Online Course Available

Farming Basics

AUBURN, Alabama- More people than ever want to give farming a try.  In the past, people turned to farming family members for help.  Today, most people are generations removed from farming. To help budding farmers get started, Alabama Extension now offers a free online course, Farming Basics. Launched Sept. 10, the course addresses critical topics in agriculture. Alabama Extension director ... Read More »

Alabama Extension Conducting Grant Workshop to Support Local Foods

farmers market grant workshop

AUBURN, Ala. – A free workshop designed to help Alabama farmers and others develop grant applications will be held Friday, April 1, in Selma. Sponsored by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the workshop will focus on effective grant writing strategies for USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) programs such as the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program and the Local Food Promotion Program. ... Read More »

Alabama Needs More Transplant Growers

Each year, commercial vegetable operations around Alabama look for quality, affordable vegetable transplants. Few growers produce their own transplants. Commercially-produced transplants are available from a number of sources around the southeastern United States but those sources are looking to move large volumes of transplants– usually 5,000 or more transplants at time– of the same variety. Most vegetable producers in Alabama ... Read More »