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FACS News
  • Flea Fights link Get a hold on flea populations early to avoid a months-long battle. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/17/2018
  • 4-H Food Product link Walker County 4-H'ers take first place in Georgia 4-H's Food Product Development Contest for their Cheez Beez. By Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/15/2018
  • Indoor Pollen link Reduce indoor pollen by keeping windows closed, cleaning often, UGA expert says. By Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Alexis Roberts | Published: 5/9/2018
  • Future Doctors link Georgia 4-H members learn about medical school. By Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 4/26/2018
  • Cooking Competition link Kids cooking competition takes center stage at East Point Farmers Market on May 30. By Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Alexis Roberts, Sharon Dowdy, Christina Conner | Published: 4/26/2018
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Popular FACS Resources


Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

 
Walk Georgia A web-based fitness program dedicated to helping you track your activity, eat healthier, and exercise more efficiently. Participate individually or with a group.
 
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
 
Food Talk Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
Marriage Matters Series Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you have just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
Childcare Provider Training Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
Your Good Credit Series Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.
 
So Easy to Preserve This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
 
Eat Healthy, Be Active A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
 
Radon Education Radon is a colorless, tasteless odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
 
Building Baby's Brain Series What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.