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Family & Consumer Sciences

Testing Sanitizers
Testing Sanitizers Used in disinfection of dental, medical and surgical equipment, peracetic acid shows promise. By Jennifer L Reynolds | Published: 8/29/2023
Aging Out of WIC
Aging Out of WIC Study finds one-year gap between food assistance programs can lead to 20% reduction in diet’s nutritional quality. By Erica P. Techo | Published: 7/31/2023
A Bright Path
A Bright Path Georgia State 4-H President Venya Gunjal is determined to develop tools for others to succeed. By Josie Smith | Published: 7/20/2023
Cross-Institutional Partnership
Cross-Institutional Partnership For Jennifer Jo Thompson, finding solutions to meet the increasing global demands for healthy, affordable and accessible food that both conserves our natural resources and equitably sustains communities requires an un-siloed approach in higher education and leadership. One that draws from a diversity of backgrounds, disciplines and expertise. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 6/9/2023
Improved PFAS Treatments
Improved PFAS Treatments University of Georgia researchers in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Engineering find improved, cost-effective treatment systems with advanced technologies for removing polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from water, wastewater and biosolids. By Emily Cabrera | Published: 5/23/2023
Flour Recall
Flour Recall Safe handling of raw flour is the key to avoiding the risk of foodborne illness. By Carla Luisa Schwan | Published: 5/17/2023
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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:
Agricultural Safety: Preventing Injuries (B 1255) Most farm injuries and fatalities are preventable when you adhere to safe operating practices. The following are general guidelines for improved safety on the farm.
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