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Struempler Receives the 2017 National Jeanne M. Priester Award

Struempler & part of her team

AUBURN, Alabama —Dr. Barbara Struempler received the Jeanne M. Priester Award in the Leadership May 3 for her exemplary leadership to Alabama Extension and Cooperative Extension nationwide in the area of health and wellness. Her Extension career embodies the use of research generated by land-grant universities to achieve lasting, measurable and practical results, notably the upward mobility of countless millions ... Read More »

New App Helping EFNEP Educators Reach More Hispanic Clients

Auburn, Alabama—Thanks to new iPads and an app called “Speak and Translate” Alabama Extension nutrition educators in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) are reaching more Spanish speaking clients. Approximately eight different class groups are being conducted in Alabama to Spanish speaking clients. The majority of these clients are enrolled in Eating Smart Being Active and Today’s Mom ... Read More »


Auburn, Alabama—For more than 50 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) has been an integral part of Family and Consumer Science with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. EFNEP teaches limited-resource individuals how to improve their dietary practices and become more effective managers of available resources. “EFNEP, a USDA flagship nutrition education program, is strategically poised to address ... Read More »