Family & Consumer Sciences
Food Facts by FACS Agent Carin Booth
Centennial History link The 206-page book chronicles the history of the UGA Tifton campus back to its origin as the Coastal Plain Experiment Station.
Farm Tours link UGA research farms open their gates for public farm tours this month.
Metro Markets link Mobile markets bring produce and cooking lessons to metro Fulton and DeKalb county neighborhoods.
Hep A Threat link Frozen berries recalled because of potential hepatitis A health risk.
Peach Pest link SSARE-funded study shows less oil can control San Jose scale on peaches.
Kompot Creation link Berries take center stage in Terrell County teens' award-winning fruit drink.
Freezing Onions link UGA Extension food safety pro gives tips on how to store onions.
Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems.
Easter Food Safety link Prepare ham, Easter eggs and side dishes with care this holiday weekend.
Freshen Up link New pillows, curtains and wall hangings can bring a fresh look indoors for spring.
Betting on Veggies link Tim Coolong, a veteran of Georgia horticulture, is excited about students' new focus on vegetable production.
Sleep Well link Not getting enough sleep has been connected with weight gain, heart issues.
Pickled Products (FDNS-E-43-07) Pickled products add spice to meals and snacks. The skillful blending of spices, sugar and vinegar with fruits and vegetables gives crisp, firm texture and pungent, sweet-sour flavor. Various types of pickle products can be made depending on the ingredients used and the methods of preparation. This publication covers the ingredients, equipment and procedures necessary for proper pickling. Recipes for a variety of pickled products are also included. For more information on food preservation, visit the National Center for Home Food Preservation online at http://nchfp.uga.edu.
A School's Guide to the 'Nitty-Gritty' about Head Lice (C 850) This guide discusses how to prevent and treat head lice outbreaks in schools.
Winemaking at Home (C 717) This publication provides essential material and detailed instructions for successfully making wine at home. The information is designed for beginners who do not know where to begin and for experienced amateurs who run into difficulties.
Safety for Hispanic Landscape Workers (B 1334) Hispanic workers predominate in Georgia's urban agriculture industry, comprising almost three-fourths of the workforce. Employers must ensure comprehension and safety compliance, address language barriers to create a safe workplace, use physical demonstrations, diagrams, bilingual materials and, if available, an interpreter. This publication covers general precautions, equipment safety, pesticide safety and other information that is necessary for keeping employees safe. It is also available in Spanish.
Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937) This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.