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Tatiana Plummer, a Fulton County 4-H Club member, won first place at the elementary school level in the 2017 Georgia Saves Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest. Georgia elementary and middle school students have until March 15 to enter this year's contest. CAES News
Piggy Banks
Students in Georgia’s elementary and middle schools are invited to compete in Georgia Saves’ second annual Make Your Own Piggy Bank Contest.
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension horticulturist Bob Westerfield displays several pieces of lawn and garden equipment during a class on the UGA campus in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
Equipment Workshop
An upcoming Small Engine Maintenance and Repair Workshop will teach attendees how to properly select, troubleshoot and maintain common garden and landscape equipment; sharpen hand tools, knives and chainsaws; tune motors; and properly prepare engines for long-term storage. Offered by the University of Georgia, the class will be held on the Griffin, Georgia, campus.
Tax deadline is April 15. UGA Extension offers help to citizens filing returns. CAES News
Tax Help
Tax time is stressful for many Americans, but this year, Georgians in more than a dozen counties can visit their University of Georgia Cooperative Extension county offices for help filing their income taxes through UGA Extension’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Woman working on a computer CAES News
Online Shopping
With Christmas coming at lightning speed, the majority of us will be searching for gifts for our loved ones. The coming days will be a fury of purchasing and wrapping gifts to put under the tree. If you choose to shop online, be safe and snag the perfect gift by following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Holiday Spending
Starting your holiday shopping early helps, but with a little forethought, even procrastinators can benefit by following some shopping tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
Judges in the preliminary round of the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Development Contest have chosen 33 products from around Georgia to compete in the final round of the competition. CAES News
Flavor of Georgia 2018
What’s better than reaching into your pantry or refrigerator and pulling out a delicious product that’s made in your state? The University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest helps to highlight the state's burgeoning food product scene with its annual competition.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Credit Freeze
The recent data breach at Equifax compromised the personal information of millions of consumers. Whether your information was compromised or not as part of this data breach, a credit freeze may be a good idea. You have to obtain a freeze from each of the three credit reporting agencies: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.
Eric Seifarth, who started Crane Creek Vineyards in 1995 and now produces about 4,200 cases of wine a year, warns and encourages fledgling grape growers at UGA Extension's Beginning Grape Growers Conference in Young Harris, Georgia. CAES News
Grape Growers Workshop
For many wine lovers, running a vineyard is the ultimate dream job, but not many are able to make that dream a reality. 
According to the latest IRS data, nearly eight out of every 10 Americans will receive a tax refund. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts suggest using smart strategies to maximize your refund. CAES News
Tax Refund
According to the latest IRS data, nearly eight out of every 10 Americans will receive a tax refund. If you get a return, be sure to use your return wisely so that your money continues to work for you. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts suggest using these smart strategies to help you maximize your refund.
Governor Nathan Deal, from left, congratulates Harry and Jaime Foster and Travis Cole, of Georgia Grinders, who are accompanied by Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue. Georgia Grinder's Premium Nut Butters' Pecan Butter won the grand prize at the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. CAES News
Flavor of Georgia 2017
Jaime and Harry Foster, owners of Georgia Grinders Nut Butters, walked away with the grand prize from the University of Georgia’s 2017 Flavor of Georgia Contest for their Georgia Grinders Pecan Butter.