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Disaster Assistance for Homeowners and Renters

FEMA Assistance

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – There are several types of disaster assistance for homeowners and renters after a disaster. Individual assistance can include grants to help pay for a rental house, home repairs as well as other serious disaster-related expenses not met by insurance or other assistance programs. Even if you have insurance, you may still be eligible for assistance. The ... Read More »

Got Weeds? Weeds Affect Everyone

AUBURN, Alabama—Everyone has an interest in controlling weeds. Whether a homeowner or a farmer, weeds affect everyone. Dr. Joyce Tredaway, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System weed scientist, said her occupation draws questions from people in all walks of life. Weeds Impact Everything Tredaway said it is important to understand the impact weeds have on everyday life—from food and fiber production ... Read More »

Wisteria: Making the best of wild vines

Auburn, Alabama—Spring flowers, weeds, and vines will be popping up left and right now that spring is officially here. Some are wanted while others are not. One perennial vine known as wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) that will begin to appear on the canopy of trees, trellises or pergolas in the south displays fragrant clusters of lavender, purple or white flowers. Wisteria ... Read More »