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Holiday Season 2017

Published on 11/16/2017

Celebrate the holidays with the writers and experts from UGA Cooperative Extension and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. With tips on everything from cooking the turkey to natural holiday decorations, we're committed to putting Georgia in the holiday spirit. 

Emergency Preparedness 2017

Published on 09/07/2017

Did you know that University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has a library of information on how to prepare for and recover from natural disasters and household emergencies? From packing an emergency preparedness kit to rehabbing a water logged landscape, Georgians can find the emergency information they need by visiting extension.uga.edu/topic-areas/timely-topics/emergencies.html .

Fall Gardening 2017

Published on 08/31/2017

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offers fall gardening advice through this year's Fall Gardening 2017 packet. These articles are written specifically for Georgia gardens, from novice to advanced 'green thumbs.' For more help on specific topics, contact your local UGA Extension agent or read the UGA Extension publications at http://extension.uga.edu/publications.html.

Back to School 2017

Published on 07/13/2017

It doesn't seem possible but the 2017-2018 school year is just around the corner. Help kick the school year off right with tips and information from UGA Cooperative Extension. 

Spring gardening 2017

Published on 03/09/2017

Gardening can be fun for all ages. Whether you're a novice at putting your plants in the ground, or you're an expert who loves the challenge of making things grow, every one can use advice. This collection of spring gardening articles from University of Georgia experts is sure to provide timely advice on a wide range of topics, like potatoes, tomatoes and irrigation. These articles are written by for Georgians with scientific advice from researchers within the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Happy gardening!

2016 Holiday Special Section

Published on 11/23/2016

Happy Holidays for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Cooperative Extension. Over the next few weeks, we'll be sharing lots of helpful tips and tricks for the holiday season. As we publish articles, we'll add them to this special section.

From food safety to gift giving, we have you and your readers covered. Please feel free to reprint any of these articles to help fill your pages or websites during the holiday season. 

Back to School 2016

Published on 07/07/2016 Want to know about Georgia's sales tax holiday or how to manage your child's screen time? Make this the best school year yet with tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.

Spring Gardening 2016

Published on 03/10/2016 Whether you are a veteran gardener or new to the local food movement, you are sure to find worthwhile advice in this collection of spring gardening articles from University of Georgia experts. From how to fight squash pests to planting the perfect flowers for pollinating insects, these articles are written especially for Georgians and are based on science by researchers with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Happy gardening!

Holiday Season 2015

Published on 11/19/2015 Trouble in turkey town? Holiday stress got you down? UGA Extension can help. This year's holiday packet covers everything from the safety of leftovers, to saving money on gifts and decorations and the stats on Georgia-grown thanksgiving staples like turkey and green beans.

2015 Fall Gardening

Published on 09/24/2015 This collection of articles was written specifically with Georgia gardeners in mind. Whether you plant a fall vegetable garden or add new shrubs and trees to your landscape, we hope you find this research-based information from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension helpful.

Back to School 2015

Published on 07/17/2015 Summer has flown by. Here's a collection of UGA Cooperative Extension stories to help make the most of new school year.

Spring Gardening 2015

Published on 03/12/2015 For the past 39 years, University of Georgia Extension has shared gardening tips each spring with gardeners across Georgia. This year, UGA Extension experts once again share their knowledge through this collection of articles in an effort to help home gardeners avoid making mistakes, reduce the use of pesticides on their lawns and in their gardens, scout for and prevent insect pests and grow beautiful flowers, healthy trees, shrubs and turfgrass and harvest an abundance of homegrown produce. Happy gardening, and don't forget to wear sunscreen and a hat!

Holiday Media Kit 2014

Published on 11/20/2014 From food safety to Christmas tree selection, this package of holiday features will help keep you and readers informed this holiday season. As the holiday season progresses the GeorgiaFACES staff will add gift guides and other holiday features to this package.

Fall Gardening 2014

Published on 09/04/2014 A collection of stories written especially for fall home gardeners and landscapers using research-based information from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts.

Back to School 2014

Published on 07/03/2014 Start the school year off right with a collection of advice and ideas from University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension faculty. Included are tips for balancing extracurricular activities and playtime, building healthy eating habits, planting a successful school garden and keeping concession stand snacks safe.

International Compost Week

Published on 05/01/2014 May 5-11 is International Compost Awareness Week. Here a few UGA Extension resources for composting in Georgia.

Spring Garden 2014

Published on 03/13/2014 Welcome to the 38th annual Spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The attached articles are written specifically for Georgia home gardeners and landscapers based on research by UGA CAES experts. For more information, contact your local UGA Extension agent at 1-800-ASK-UGA1 or visit the publication website at www.caes.uga.edu/publications. Happy digging and don't forget the sunscreen!

New Year's Resolutions 2014

Published on 01/02/2014 Thinking about changing things up in the new year. Here's a few tips from UGA Extension.

Holiday Packet 2013

Published on 11/21/2013 A collection of columns, stories and info graphics to help Georgian's have a safer, healthier and more fun holiday season.

Georgia National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams

Published on 11/12/2013 Since 2011, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has trained members of the Georgia National Guard to help development a stronger agricultural system in Afghanistan. The third Agribusiness Development Team, which deployed in January 2013, will be returning home this month.

Fall Gardening 2013

Published on 09/03/2013 Whether you're planting winter vegetables or amending your garden plot, you don't have to stop gardening just because the seasons change. Follow the tips in this collection of fall gardening articles written especially for Georgia gardeners with recommendations from University of Georgia Extension specialists and UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences experts.

Back to School 2013

Published on 07/04/2013 Start the school year off right with a collection of advice and ideas from University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension faculty. Included are tips for teaching children about financial literacy, setting up a farm-to-school program, ideas for healthy on the go meals and lots of information to help make this school year the best one yet.

Spring Garden 2013

Published on 02/28/2013 Welcome to the 37th annual Spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The attached articles are written specifically for Georgia home gardeners based on research by UGA CAES experts. For more information, contact your local UGA Cooperative Extension agent at 1-800-ASK-UGA1. Happy gardening!

Radon Safety Resources at UGA

Published on 02/03/2013 The University Cooperative Extension Service provides resources for making sure your home is safe from radon.

Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks 2012

Published on 11/08/2012 Here's a collection of Thanksgiving tricks and tips for Georgians looking to jump-start a healthy and happy holiday season.

National 4-H Week 2012

Published on 10/04/2012 Between Oct. 7-13 4-H Club members across the country will celebrate 4-H. In Georgia over 172,000 students participate in 4-H events. This packet includes audio PSAs, print ads and an editorial from Georgia 4-H Director Arch Smith.

Fall Gardening 2012

Published on 09/19/2012 Gardening isn't just a spring and summer activity. Fall is the perfect time to grow winter vegetables and plant trees and shrubs. This collection of fall gardening articles written especially for Georgia gardeners and homeowners should help answer a few questions. The information and recommendations in these articles are based on research conducted at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Back to School 2012

Published on 08/02/2012 Start the school year off right with a collection of advice and ideas from University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension faculty. Included are tips for building a strong relationship with your child's teacher, protecting your child from identity theft and tips for packing a low-cost, environmentally-friendly lunch.

Spring Garden 2012

Published on 02/16/2012 Welcome to the 36th annual Spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. These articles are written to provide home gardeners with research-based information that will gardening less stressful and more successful. For more information, contact your local UGA Cooperative Extension agent at 1-800-ASK-UGA1. Now, go dig in the dirt!

Ag Spots

Published on 01/14/2012 Ag Spots are a series of informational podcasts on various agricultural topics presented by UGA Extension Agent Frank Watson.

Review help

Published on 12/21/2011 Review help page

2011 Holiday Section

Published on 11/10/2011 This package includes a collection of stories to help make the holidays safer, healthier and less costly. Advice from University of Georgia experts includes how to select and care for a live Christmas tree, how to keep Santa on a budget, how to safely cook a holiday bird and much, much more.

4-H Week

Published on 09/29/2011 October 2 - 8, 2011 is National 4-H Week. A positive youth development organization, 4-H empowers America’s youth to emerge as leaders through hands-on learning, research-based programs and adult mentorship. Read about Georgia's 4-H program in this special media package.

Fall Garden Packet 2011

Published on 09/01/2011 A collection of articles written for fall gardeners and homeowners, UGA Fall Garden includes tips on how to plant and maintain vegetables, ornamentals and turfgrasses in Georgia and control fall pests.

Back to School 2011

Published on 06/23/2011 Parents and teachers have a lot to consider when students head back to class. This collection of articles includes expert advice on keeping cyber bullies at bay, combating lice outbreaks, involving children in community service, packing lunch boxes, social networking, learning through 4-H, over scheduling extracurriculars and rules, boundaries and routines. Access the printable Start Smart newsletter at www.caes.uga.edu/?tiny=I069DN. And download the Spanish newsletter at www.caes.uga.edu/?tiny=C8ZG7Q.

2011 Spring Garden Packet

Published on 02/24/2011 Welcome to the 36th edition of the Spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Written by CAES faculty, editors and graduate and undergraduate students, these articles are designed to provide you with timely, research-based, valuable gardening information. Your local UGA Cooperative Extension agent (call 1-800-ASK-UGA1) can help you with local information. Happy gardening!

FACES 2010 review: Agriculture

Published on 12/24/2010 FACES 2010 agriculture review

FACES 2010 review: Science

Published on 12/24/2010 FACES 2010 science review

FACES 2010 review: Economics

Published on 12/23/2010 FACES 2010 economic review.

FACES 2010 review: Environment

Published on 12/23/2010 FACES 2010 environment review.

FACES 2010 review: Living

Published on 12/23/2010 FACES 2010 living review.

FACES 2010 review: Lawn & Garden

Published on 12/23/2010 FACES 2010 lawn and garden review.

2010 Holiday Section

Published on 11/11/2010 The holidays are fast approaching. The 2010 Holiday Section is a collection of holiday-related stories from healthy holiday foods to tips for selecting gifts or a Christmas tree.

Fall Garden 2010

Published on 08/19/2010 A collection written specifically for Georgia gardeners and homeowners, UGA Fall Garden includes articles on how to plant and maintain vegetables, flowering plants, ornamentals and turfgrasses in Georgia's diverse soils and climate.

Back to School 2010

Published on 06/17/2010 Parents and teachers have a lot to consider when students head back to class. This collection of articles includes expert advice on keeping germs and bullies at bay, boosting body image, decreasing pesticide use, combating lice outbreaks, keeping an eye on cell phone use, school gardening and limiting playground injuries. Access the printable Start Smart newsletter at www.caes.uga.edu/?tiny=676NF5.

Spring Garden Packet 2010

Published on 02/18/2010 Welcome to the 35th annual Spring Garden Packet from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Written by CAES faculty, editors and graduate and undergraduate students, these articles are provided to help you with timely, valuable gardening information. Your county UGA Cooperative Extension agent (call 1-800-ASK-UGA1) can help you with local information. Happy gardening!

2009 in Review

Published on 12/23/2009 Another year ends. It’s been one hit with many tough times, but also one of much good. Next year will likely have its ups and downs, too. And Georgia FACES will be there to bring you the news to use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences. Watch for a new face for FACES. The site and its delivery system are getting a makeover, which will debut next month. On behalf of the writers, sources and the many people who bring you Georgia FACES, I wish you and your family Happy Holidays and a prosperous and safe New Year.

Flood Safety

Published on 12/02/2009 A collection of Public Service announcements about flood safety.

Back to School 2009

Published on 11/19/2009 There are a lot of things to consider when thinking about a new school year. Between school supplies, class bullies, healthy lunches, bus rides, graduation rates, homework help and parent-teacher conferences, parents have a lot on their minds. Through these news releases, University of Georgia experts offer advice on how to handle the load.

Holiday 2009

Published on 11/13/2009

A collection of holiday inspired articles.

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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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