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Farming Basics Program

Started Jan 25, 2016


Full program description

The Alabama Farming Basics Online curriculum is part of the USDA-NIFA funded project that was initiated by Auburn University in 2015. The self-paced online training course provides basic and advanced information about horticultural crop production, organic farming practices, integrated pest management (for weeds, insects, and diseases), marketing, and food safety that is suitable for new and/or experienced producers. Beginning farmers are encouraged to visit for more information about on-farm services and hands-on training.

For further assistance with this e-curriculum, please contact Ann Chambliss (, 334-707-4923) or Dr. Ayanava Majumdar (, 251-331-8416).

NOTE: This online course requires a computer, a reliable high-speed Internet connection, and basic computer skills. The course should work with all current web browsers, however, Firefox is recommended.