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Nature hikes are an excellent choice for group exercise CAES News
Holiday Excercise

Don’t let traveling to visit family and friends during the holiday season interrupt your exercise routine. There are plenty of ways to stay active, even if you’re away from your usual gym, walking path or workout buddies.

Judy Harrison, UGA Extension food safety specialist, with the project she helped create: "Enhancing the Safety of Locally Grown Produce." CAES News
Food Safety Project

Shoppers expect food from local farmers markets to be healthier and safer than comparable items in the grocery store. A group of Southern university scientists are training farmers and market managers to help make that assumption a reality.

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Traffic Injury Prevention Award
The University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute has been awarded a $640,000 grant from the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) to continue its statewide education programs in the areas of child passenger safety, parent and teen driving safety and senior driver education.
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Distracted Driving Prevention Summit
Two Bleckley County 4-H members hope to educate their friends and community members about the dangers of distracted driving.
Three goats were among those on display at the 2013 University of Georgia Master Goat Farmer class held in Athens. UGA food scientists are working with researchers at Fort Valley State University to train meat goat farmers. CAES News
Goat Meat
As America’s population continues to change and become more diverse, so does the variety of food sold in grocery stores, cooked in homes and served in restaurants. The popularity of one of these relatively new food choices, goat meat, is on the rise as more people from Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East begin to call the United States home.
Jars of peanut butter await taste testers in the University of Georgia building at the 2012 Sunbelt Agricultural Expo. CAES News
Nutritionally-charged Peanut Butter
A team of University of Georgia scientists have found peanut skins can be incorporated into traditional peanut butter with potentially surprising results.
Charles Y. Chen, a peanut breeder with the USDA ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, leads a tour for a group of visiting international scientists.  Pictured left to right with Chen are Andrew Emmott, Amade Muitia, Isaac Minde, Alice Mweetwa, Jamie Rhoads and Dominique LaForest. CAES News
PMIL Meeting
Mycotoxins are harmful chemicals that are produced by fungi in crops like peanuts and corn. A group of agricultural scientists from across the world met in Georgia last month to discuss the need for more robust sampling and detection methods for these potentially lethal food toxins.
The Georgia Municipal Association's Active Georgia Walk begins on Savannah's River Street early Monday morning, June 23. CAES News
Walk Georgia
More than 100 of the state’s mayors, city council members and city officials donned their sneakers early Monday morning, June 23, at the Active Georgia Walk to highlight the importance of physical activity among Georgians.
Dr. Clifton Baile, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Agricultural Biotechnology CAES News
Baile Memorial
Clifton A. "Cliff" Baile, a D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar in Biotechnology at the University of Georgia whose recent research focused on the physiology and biochemistry of obesity and bone disorders, died May 19 following a cerebral aneurysm. He was 74.
Members of the UGA Extension and UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences' Strong African-American Families Program team celebrate the completion of the five year program in Tifton Monday, April 28. CAES News
Strengthening Families
The Strong African-American Families project, launched in South Georgia in 2008 by the University of Georgia’s Center for Family Research and UGA Extension, has strengthened families and helped promote positive health outcomes, according to CFR Director Gene Brody.