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Donnie Smith, director of the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness on the UGA campus in Tifton, speaks with members of the Nigerian delegation prior to Tuesday night's supper at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. CAES News
Visiting scientists
A delegation of Nigerian scientists, on a nationwide agricultural tour, visited the UGA campus in Tifton, Ga., and other sites in south Georgia to learn how farmers benefit from research conducted by scientists in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Free finance classes
Before starting a business, it’s essential that entrepreneurs have their personal finances in order, said University of Georgia consumer economics specialist Michael Rupured. He and other faculty in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences will be offering workshops on personal finance throughout Georgia during the next several months
Woman working on a computer CAES News
Use care when virtually shopping
Holiday shopping is over. But whether buying pet medications from Canada or discount tickets to a local concert, consumers are doing more and more of their day-to-day shopping online. To ensure the safety of year-round Internet purchases, a University of Georgia expert offers a few tips.
Headshot of Jeff Dorfman....2004 CAES News
Rising from recession
The recession ended in spring/summer 2009, but who can tell? The U.S. government hasn’t officially declared the recession over, but graphs put out by the Federal Reserve Board clearly show the recession ended last summer. While the recession is almost surely over for economists, most people are sure they are still in it.
Tough times
Food prices are up, and gasoline costs more than ever. Most paychecks have stayed the same, but there are ways to make them seem like they too are growing, says a financial expert with the University of Georgia.
Holiday bills
If your cash ran out before your shopping list did, you probably relied on credit cards this holiday season. It’s time to develop a plan to tackle the debt before it grows out of control, says a University of Georgia financial expert.