UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
  • Feb 23 Wildlife and Food Plot Managment for Small Acreages Join UGA Cooperative Extension for our first ever Wildlife and Food Plot Management educational seminar. The purpose of this course is to introduce the small acreage landowner in land management practices that can readily be employed to improve wildlife habitat. Appling, GA - (23.0 Miles)
  • Feb 25 Water: The Essential Nutrient: Walk-A-Weigh Series Lesson 2 Learn how to change your eating and physical activity habits to lose weight and control or reduce risk for chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Each session includes a short presentation, a taste test of a low calorie recipe and time to exercise. Waynesboro, GA - (23.0 Miles)
  • Feb 28 Mastitis and Milk Quality Workshop, Spring 2019 A Spring workshop on Mastitis and Milk Quality will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The workshop will begin at 11:00 am and conclude with a question and answer session beginning at 2:00 pm. Best Milking Practices, Mastitis treatment, and animal diet will be presented by UGA CAES Animal and Dairy Science Department and the College of Vet Medicine specialists. The workshop and lunch is a joint program of Morgan and Greene County Extension Offices is sponsored by GA Milk Producers, Inc. Madison, GA - (86.0 Miles)
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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.