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    Black panthers: Uncovering another big cat mystery

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — From high-school mascots to the Marvel Universe, black panthers have appeared in many forms in today’s culture. However, is this...

    ACES: Is nicotine pouch use the next vaping?  

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — From Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Football League to news networks and social media, nicotine pouches have made...

    Garden and garnish with Alabama Extension’s Harvest of the Month  

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — This year, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Grow More, Give More program is helping gardeners in a brand-new way. Each...

    How to ‘sleigh’ your holiday card

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — The holiday-card season is here. Soon, mailboxes will be filled with greetings and warm wishes. When it comes to making...

    ACES: Guide to cooking the Thanksgiving turkey

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — At Thanksgiving, the turkey is the star of the dinner table. However, it does no good if it is frozen,...

    Coaches and parents, keep your athletes hydrated in late-summer heat

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – With fall nearly one month away, the temperatures of late summer are not letting up anytime soon. Adding that to...

    Mountain lions: Alabama’s big-cat mystery

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The existence of Bigfoot is wildly debated across the country. However, in Alabama, another creature’s existence takes center stage in...

    ACES: Extension entomologist calls viral TikTok wasp-killing trend ‘dangerous

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – In today’s digital world, information is at everyone’s fingertips. However, not all of that information is accurate or safe. In...

    ACES: Pinkeye in cattle: Combating an expanded list of viruses and bacteria

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Pinkeye is a well-known bacterial infection that cattle producers watch for each year. The number of cases often increase during...

    ACES: Controlling horn flies in cattle: Is garlic’s pungent power the answer?

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Horn flies can become a major issue for cattle during the summer. Commonly used fly control methods include sprays, drenches...

    ACES: Kick off summer with the 4-H BIGGEST Catch contest

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama 4-H invites you to make a splash this summer with the 4-H BIGGEST Catch, a virtual fishing competition. The...

    ACES expert encourages vegetable growers to scout for armyworms

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – As the vegetable crop growing season continues, there is a heightened risk for many insect pests. Currently, Alabama Cooperative Extension...

    Alabama Extension awarded SARE grant to improve land-use efficiency and sustainability in Southeast

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Sustainability is big business in the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Agricultural researchers are constantly looking for new and improved ways...

    Breaking the ice: Will plants recover from recent freeze damage?

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The hiring of Auburn University’s new football coach, Hugh Freeze, isn’t the only freeze Alabamians experienced in December. A stretch...

    Research shows mosquitoes remember, avoid pesticide odors

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – No one likes dealing with mosquitoes. As potential vectors of diseases, controlling mosquito populations is an important aspect of human...

    Alabama 4-H members leading, learning and making a difference

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – When faced with trying times, Alabama youth remain resilient! Alabama 4-H and its members continue to make positive impacts all...

    Many factors at play in the current inflation situation

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – “Inflation” is a word that is being thrown around a lot in today’s media market. What is inflation? What is...

    Livestock making the switch to soy? Everything you need to know!

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Did you know? Livestock were on the soy diet before it was cool.  While this may seem a bit surprising, soybeans...

    Recent drop in lumber prices doesn’t tell full story

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – After a year of record-high lumber prices, headlines across the country are reporting a 40% plunge in prices since May....

    Exposing popular food safety myths

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – When people think of myths, they think of creatures such as Big Foot or the Loch Ness monster. However, there...

    Poinsettias: Caring for the Christmas flower

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    Written by Justin Miller for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Poinsettias reign supreme as the main flowers of the holiday season....

    Talking turkey: the ins and outs of food safety

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – While Thanksgiving might look a little different this year, proper food safety measures when dealing with the turkey have not...

    November recognized as American Diabetes Month

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Five hundred and thirty thousand Alabamians have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Alabama...

    Fall armyworms marching in Alabama fields

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – They say there are only a few things that are certain in life. Most forage producers in the Southeast would...

    Extension Offices serving as drop-off points for mystery seed packages

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is partnering with the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) to assist in collecting unsolicited...

    Alabama agriculture feeling effects of COVID-19

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Practically every industry has been affected by COVID-19 in some fashion. Professionals from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn...

    ACES: Keys to boosting your immune system

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    ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, Ala. – People come in contact with thousands of germs each and every day. Some of these germs can cause a...

    Is my takeout food safe from COVID-19?

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. –  It is no surprise that townspeople across Smalltown, USA are making efforts to continue supporting their favorite local businesses during...

    Live Christmas trees: Recycle and reuse

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    AUBURN, Ala. - The parties are over and the decorations are packed. Now, there is just one thing left to do – get rid...

    New water monitoring project in Alabama’s national forests

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Community members in all areas of the state will soon have the chance to help shape the future of watershed management...

    Yellow Jackets most aggressive in fall

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    AUBURN, Ala. – With fall just around the corner, the time when yellow jackets are at their most aggressive is fast approaching. To make...

    Blue-green algae causes concern for dog owners

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    AUBURN, Ala. - Blue-green algae has caused several cases of dog poisonings and deaths across the country. While poisonings from these algae are nothing...

    Freeze veggies to enjoy this fall and winter

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    AUBURN, Ala. - From tomatoes to squash, summer is filled with a wonderful bounty of garden vegetables. Wouldn’t it be great to have these...

    Lightning bugs: summer’s night light

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Many southerners have fond memories of catching lightning bugs on a summer’s night. The fascination surrounding these insects always invoke curious...

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System talks black bears in Alabama

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    AUBURN, Ala. – On vacations to the Tennessee or Georgia mountains, many hope to catch a glimpse of a black bear or two. What...

    Cooperative Extension System talks venomous snakes of Alabama

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Alabama is home to one of the most diverse wildlife populations in the country. In fact, Alabama consistently ranks among...

    Wasps: watch out this summer

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    AUBURN, Ala. - While helpful in controlling other insects, wasps are more known for their painful stings. The term wasp is somewhat generic. Hornets,...