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Production Costs One significant variable cost that has increased in recent years is land rent. Published January 02, 2018Author:

Economists from the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recommend that Georgia farmers understand their production costs before planting next year’s crops.

Healthy Changes New Year's resolutions may not take the first year you try them, but that's no reason to give up. Published December 28, 2017Author:

Each year, we set New Year’s goals. Some we achieve, while some are as good as gone by Jan. 2. Just because you fell short last year doesn’t mean it’s not worth trying to make some positive changes this year.

Bouquet dianthus The Bouquet series offers color, fragrance and a bounty of cut flowers. Published December 26, 2017Author:

If you are looking for a pansy companion, cut flower or even a perennial performance, then the Bouquet dianthus series is a perfect choice. For years it was a series of one, ‘Bouquet Purple,’ an electrifying shot of energy to the pansy pal market. Forget the color purple, it is really a shocking, iridescent hot pink that will dazzle in any landscape.

Animal and Dairy Science Leader New animal and dairy science department Published December 26, 2017Author:

Francis Fluharty joins the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as the new department head of the Department of Animal and Dairy Science. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth. Fluharty has also worked to improve profitability, as food animal agriculture must be economically-sustainable for farm families.

Silent Killer Radon, the deadly gas in your home Published December 25, 2017Author:

January is National Radon Action Month and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension urges homeowners to take action and test their home. Delaying testing can cause you and your loved ones to continue to breathe dangerous levels of radon.

Georgia's Peanut Crop Georgia's peanut acreage is its largest in more than 20 years. Published December 25, 2017Author:

Georgia’s dryland peanut crop excelled this year, while irrigated fields lacked in comparison to past years, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. The result is a crop estimated to average 4,400 pounds per acre.

New Muscadine Variety 'Paulk' variety is self-fertile and produces large grapes. Published December 25, 2017Author:

The newly released University of Georgia ‘Paulk’ muscadine offers reliable yields for growers and bigger fruit for consumers.

Holiday Food It's OK to splurge during the holidays, but there are ways to keep treats in check. Published December 21, 2017Author:

The holiday season is filled with all types of parties. While they can put you in a festive mood and allow you to catch up with family and friends, they can also derail your diet when finger foods and delicious beverages abound.

Christmas Fish Feast Crabs for Christmas? Add Georgia-caught seafood to the table for the holidays. Published December 19, 2017Author:

While Christmas dinners in the South usually revolve around a glazed ham or a golden-roasted turkey, families in other parts of the world turn to the sea for their holiday feasts.

Snow Damage Repair damage to trees and shrubs and prepare landscape for future storms Published December 19, 2017Author:

North Georgia landscapes have been either dusted or covered with snow this December. Now, homeowners are dealing with the damage that trees and shrubs suffered as a result of heavy, wet snowfall causing vulnerable branches to bend and break.


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Formerly referred to as FACES, our media newswire continues to feature stories from the CAES news team relating to family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences, as well as UGA Extension news.

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