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  • Roach or Palmetto Bug
    Roach or Palmetto Bug "Palmetto bug" is a regional term for several winged species of cockroach that are common in the Southeast. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 7/10/2024
  • Food law
    Food law An interest in food safety and regulatory law fueled a College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences food science major's application to the University of Georgia School of Law. By Lillian Dickens | Published: 7/9/2024
  • Adaptive Farming Solutions
    Adaptive Farming Solutions When a half-ton bale of hay fell off a wagon in 2019, striking the back of Donald Adams’ head, the future of his family farm fell into immediate uncertainty. By Jordan Powers | Published: 7/3/2024
  • Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor
    Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor Joseph McHugh has been named the Herbert H. and Jean A. Ross Memorial Distinguished Professor of Insect Systematics and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. By Jordan Powers | Published: 6/18/2024
  • UGA Grand Farm
    UGA Grand Farm The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Grand Farm have announced a collaboration to create a robust regional agricultural innovation ecosystem. By Jordan Powers | Published: 6/13/2024
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Popular FACS Resources


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

UGA Extension Mental Well-being The UGA Extension Behavioral Health Team offers resources on emotional well-being, stress management and substance abuse prevention for farmers and farm families.
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 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.