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FACT or FICTION??? GMOs and other myths…

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GMO, genetically engineered, bio technology – what does it all mean?

Come join Alabama Extension professionals, researchers, and specialist from Auburn University and Alabama A&M University as we uncover the truth with non-biased & research based information.

Speakers include:

Joseph Hess, PhD – Extension Specialist, Professor Poultry Science, Auburn University

Lisa Kriese-Anderson, PhD – Extension Specialist, Associate Professor Animal Sciences, Auburn University

Alex Tigue – Regional Extension Agent, Animal Science & Forages, Alabama Extension

Rudy Pacumbaba, PhD – Extension Specialist, Alabama A&M University

Thursday, March 30th, 1pm-4pm

Cane Creek Community Gardens, 77 Justice Avenue, Anniston.

FREE and open to the public.  Please pre-register by calling the Calhoun County Extension Office at 256-237-1621.

Kids in the Kitchen and CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health)

Family and Health

Calhoun County Young people participate in the Kids in the Kitchen and CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) programs.  Over 90% increased their abilities to make healthy food choices, aiding in the fight against childhood obesity.  NEP’s Body Quest: Food of the Warrior program teaches 3rd grade students to eat more fruits and vegetables.