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Alabama Extension to Host Precision Ag Workshop in January

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AUBURN, Alabama—Agricultural technologies are evolving, and producers are evolving alongside. The days of horse and buggy are a thing of the past as farmers seek to be more productive and sustainable on fewer acres. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System recognizes the need to grow and is working with industry partners to conduct workshops to educate farmers. Extension professionals will host ... Read More »

Safeguard Data and Technology in Severe Weather

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AUBURN, Ala.–When disasters strike, individuals and businesses all too often lose important computer files. You can replace equipment, but data may be lost forever. It is important to back up your data and store it someplace besides your home or business. This will reduce stress after a disaster and enable a quicker return to normalcy. Where to Back Up You can ... 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 »

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 »