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UGA Ag Forecast series to be held across Georgia Jan. 21-29

By Merritt Melancon University of Georgia Good information is the best defense against the unforeseen circumstances — like changing governmental regulations and weather patterns — that can impact agriculture. That’s why the University of Georgia’s team of agricultural economists kicks off each year with the Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series. There, they present valuable insights into what the… Read More »

Make lists, eat well and exercise to reduce holiday stress

By Keishon Thomas UGA Extension Before the jack-o’-lanterns lost their smiles, stores were already advertising sales, stringing up holiday lights, setting up displays and playing seasonal music. There’s a huge buildup to the winter holidays. The season brings changes for many of us: families are visiting, different foods are consumed, homes take on festive looks and bedtime routines… Read More »

UGA shares energy efficiency tips with Georgia homeowners

After devoting years to building an energy-efficient house of the future for the University of Georgia, Craig Kvien has a better understanding of conserving and saving energy. These tips, based on his work, could help Georgia residents save money during the upcoming holiday season. “Some people think that, by ‘energy-efficient home,’ you mean putting on a jacket in… Read More »

Decatur County 4-H to benefit from purchase of like-new van from local dealer

The Decatur County 4-H program, in which local youth participate in hands-on agriculture and livestock education, will benefit from county commissioners’ purchase of a like new van from a local dealership, county officials said. For the past 2 years, 4-H director Lindsey Bell Hayes and other staffers had been transporting 4-H youth to various competitions and conferences using… Read More »