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  • Youth mental health Youth mental health A recent survey commissioned by the National 4‑H Council finds that 7 in 10 teens are struggling with mental health in the wake of COVID-19. By Courtney Still Brown | Published: 7/28/2020
  • Natural Benefits Natural Benefits When young people spend time outdoors, they gain a greater appreciation for the natural resources around them. By Kasey Bozeman | Published: 7/23/2020
  • Tomato Preservation Tomato Preservation Canning expert offers tested tips and recipes for storing and preserving tomatoes. By Elizabeth L. Andress | Published: 7/23/2020
  • Mask Tips Mask Tips Practicing with masks can ease transition to wearing face coverings in the classroom. By Cal Powell | Published: 7/23/2020
  • Tax Guide Tax Guide “Property Tax Incentives for the Georgia Landowner” is an annual guide published by the Harley Langdale Jr. Center for Forest Business at the University of Georgia. By Kristen Morales | Published: 7/22/2020
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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.