Family & Consumer Sciences
The fee for testing well water for uranium is $33.00 ($30 plus $3.00 shipping).
Radon Test Kits for checking the air in your home are available at the Monroe County Extension Office for $8.00
The Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories (AESL) at the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension announces its new capability to analyze Radon in Drinking Water. The total cost of the test is $40/sample ($30 for test fee + $10 for prepaid overnight shipping label).
Due to some special considerations in measuring radon in drinking water, it is necessary to follow certain guidelines in collecting the sample. The detailed sample collection and submission protocol can be found at: http://aesl.ces.uga.edu/forms/RadonSubmission.pdf
Necesasry forms and collection bottles are available at Monroe County Extension Office.
We are pleased to announce the 6th edition of So Easy to Preserve. Chapters in the 388-page book include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There are 10 new products and 2 revised product recommendations in this edition.
Payment must accompany your order. For ordering with credit cards, visit the UGA Marketplace online store. No credit card orders will be taken by phone or fax, except as follows: If ordering from Alaska, Hawaii, the U.S. Territories, or countries other than the U.S., additional shipping is required. Please call the OCCS business office at 1+706-542-2956 to learn more.
For more information, contact Dana Lynch, Monroe County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, at (478) 994-7014.