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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 »

Operation Grow: Building Opportunities for Veterans

AUBURN, Alabama–For many veterans, reentering civilian life after a military career is stressful. It’s a feeling that David Koon can relate too. While Koon is a regional home horticulture agent for Alabama Extension, he is also a member of the Alabama National Guard who has served multiple tours in the Middle East. “They come out of the military and they ... Read More »