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Extension News
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. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/17/2019
Farm Tours link UGA research farms open their gates for public farm tours this month. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/13/2019
Metro Markets link Mobile markets bring produce and cooking lessons to metro Fulton and DeKalb county neighborhoods. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/13/2019
Hep A Threat link Frozen berries recalled because of potential hepatitis A health risk. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress | Published: 6/12/2019
Peach Pest link SSARE-funded study shows less oil can control San Jose scale on peaches. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore | Published: 6/6/2019
Kompot Creation link Berries take center stage in Terrell County teens' award-winning fruit drink. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon | Published: 5/23/2019
Freezing Onions link UGA Extension food safety pro gives tips on how to store onions. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/21/2019
Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
Easter Food Safety link Prepare ham, Easter eggs and side dishes with care this holiday weekend. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Sage Barnard | Published: 4/15/2019
Freshen Up link New pillows, curtains and wall hangings can bring a fresh look indoors for spring. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Sage Barnard, Keishon Thomas | Published: 3/15/2019
Betting on Veggies link Tim Coolong, a veteran of Georgia horticulture, is excited about students' new focus on vegetable production. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Sage Barnard, Keishon Thomas, Merritt Melancon | Published: 3/5/2019
Sleep Well link Not getting enough sleep has been connected with weight gain, heart issues. By Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Merritt Melancon, Elizabeth L. Andress, Candace M. Pollock-Moore, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Sage Barnard, Keishon Thomas, Merritt Melancon, Barbara Worley | Published: 2/28/2019
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Staff Listing
Carin Booth Family and Consumer Sciences County Extension Agent boothc@uga.edu 770-535-8293
Sandra Stringer Family and Consumer Sciences EFNEP Program Assistant stringer@uga.edu 770-535-8290
Extension Publications
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.
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