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Alabama Extension Offering Woodlands and Wildlife Field Day Sept. 27 in Evergreen

AUBURN, Ala. – The Conecuh County Extension office is offering a Woodlands and Wildlife Field Day on Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will take place at Saloom Properties, LLC, 2835 Booker Mill Road, Evergreen, Alabama. The field day will include professional speakers, innovative technology, research-based information and also vendors exhibits. A free lunch and door ... Read More »

Youth to Explore Drones in World’s Largest Youth-Led Engineering Design Challenge

Auburn , Ala. –Drones are revolutionizing the way we work and play, whether you are a filmmaker looking for the perfect aerial shot, a rescue worker mapping damage from a natural disaster or a farmer determining how to increase crop yield. “As drones play an increasingly important role in the world around us, 4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD), set ... Read More »

Farmers Adapt Alongside Climate Changes

Extreme weather events pose significant risks to agriculture. Dr. Brenda Ortiz, a corn and grain crops specialist with Alabama Extension, said one of the most important aspects of farming is learning to adapt. “Many of the farmers who are leading the way in the use of risk resilient practices learned about them at Southeast Climate Extension workshops and outreach programs,” ... Read More »

Farming America and the Digital Divide

As many Americans march forward with new technology to make their lives easier, there is a portion of the population being left behind–waiting to access new technologies and new applications. Broadband access and fiber-optic telephone lines may seem like standard amenities, but for many in rural America, it is a matter of access and affordability. Max Runge, an economist with ... Read More »