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Food Friday: Brunswick Stew

This week’s Food Friday features a recipe, shared for more than 30 years by Alabama Extension employees. Brunswick stew is great for supper on a cool... more

​Fall Vegetable Gardening

Q:  My summer vegetable garden has finally bit the dust (no pun intended), but I am just not quite ready to put the garden tools... more

Find a Deer Fawn?

A doe spends very little time with her fawn the first weeks after its birth to minimize the chance that predators will find it by... more

​Dealing with a Dry Spell

Q. We've had some super hot and dry weather this summer. We get an occasional hit and miss shower, but some of my plants still look... more

Electric Air!

​I love this time of year. There’s an electric quality to the … air and the feeling of new... more

Help with Student Loan Debt

​To ensure that Americans can afford their … student loan payments, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act gives... more

Emergencies are Inconvenient

are never convenient; most often they seem to occur at the most inopportune … times. For example, early one morning... more

Humid + Muggy = Humugity

Every time I've stepped outdoors the last few days, I imagined that I stepped into a room in which someone was pouring water on hot rocks. It's hot, steamy,... more

​Beware of Boxwood Blight

Q.  I read about a new disease affecting boxwoods.  I have quite a few boxwoods in my landscape, and I am a little worried.  What is... more

Check Bermudagrass Forage for the Bermudagrass Stem Maggot, July 24, 2015

Damage from bermudagrass stem maggot was reported from Franklin and Cherokee Counties this week.  Damage had previously been reported from Talladega, Marshall, Shelby, Chilton, Chambers,... more

Meet the staff & directions
7:30-12:00; 12:30-4:00

Lisa Murphy
County Extension Coordinator
Office Address:
372 7th Avenue SW
Hamilton, AL 35570
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 400
Hamilton, AL 35570
Phone: (205) 921-3551
Fax: (205) 921-3018