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  • Joro Watch Initiative Joro Watch Initiative According to a team of University of Georgia experts collecting data about the spiders through the newly formed Joro Watch initiative, it’s best to put down the stick (for now) and pick up a camera. By Jordan Powers | Published: 9/29/2022
  • Cold Facts Cold Facts Take care when preparing fresh berries for freezing or refrigeration to reduce contaminants By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/22/2022
  • Georgia 4-H AmeriCorps Georgia 4-H AmeriCorps Georgia 4-H received a grant of $496,800, the fourth-largest AmeriCorps state grant awarded in Georgia. By Maria M. Lameiras, Josie Smith | Published: 9/19/2022
  • Home Visiting Home Visiting Home visitors regularly call on pregnant people and families with infants and young children to help improve the health and well-being of children and parents. By David Pollock | Published: 9/15/2022
  • Toxic Plants Toxic Plants Some common household plants pose a threat to your pets. By Amanda Budd | Published: 9/5/2022
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Popular FACS Resources


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

eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed
eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed 24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Start a New Food Business
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
Food Talk
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
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
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 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
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.