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Well Connected Communities
Well Connected Communities Through Well Connected Communities, UGA Extension works to improve Georgian access to health care. By Amanda Budd | Published: 12/5/2022
CGBG Holiday Lights
CGBG Holiday Lights The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens will host their holiday lights event in Savannah from Nov. 25 to Dec. 24. By Amanda Budd | Published: 11/24/2022
Worry-free Holiday
Worry-free Holiday Follow simple steps from UGA Extension to avoid a stressful holiday season. By Alexis Roberts, MaryBeth Hornbeck | Published: 11/22/2022
Rural Health
Rural Health Nov. 17 is National Rural Health Day is held annually on the third Thursday of November to recognize and bring attention to the state of rural health care. By Jennifer Dunn | Published: 11/15/2022
Candy Corn
Candy Corn Love it or hate it, the tricolor candy is ubiquitous when fall rolls around. By Lillian Dickens | Published: 10/26/2022
Honey Bee Vaccine
Honey Bee Vaccine Vaccines are a proven benefit in the world of animal science. Producers have vaccinated livestock and pet owners have vaccinated dogs and cats for decades. By Jordan Powers | Published: 10/24/2022
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Extension Publications
Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management
Time Management: 10 Strategies for Better Time Management (C 1042) Learn 10 strategies for better time management, including knowing how to spend your time, setting priorities, using planning tools, getting organized, scheduling, delegating, and avoiding procrastinating, wasting time, and multitasking.
The Role of Music in Brain Development (C 1053-06) Children who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills. Here is some information on how music affects our brains and ideas on how to help nurture children's love of music.
So Easy To Preserve
So Easy To Preserve (B 989) The 6th edition of this popular book is available for purchase only. The 388-page book covers topics on Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There are 10 new products and two revised product recommendations in this edition. It's suitable for both new and veteran food preservers. Information on how to purchase this for-sale publication is available at: http://setp.uga.edu
Prime Times for Learning (C 1053-02) Research in brain development shows there are certain windows of opportunity, known as sensitive periods, when certain parts of the brain develop most quickly. These windows are prime times for learning certain skills because the brain is ready to build networks of connections in response to what the five senses absorb. Here are some of those prime times, what to expect, and what you can do to improve brain development.
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