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A full after-school schedule may keep your kids occupied, but it's not necessarily the healthiest option. It turns out kids need a little unstructured “play time” for healthy development as well. CAES News
Importance of Playing
A full after-school schedule may keep your kids occupied, but it’s not necessarily the healthiest option. It turns out kids need a little unstructured “play time” for healthy development as well.
New school lunch regulations will be bringing more whole grains and less salt to cafeterias this school year. CAES News
UGA Extension
For more than a century, University of Georgia Extension has provided Georgia families with the information and support they need to make the most of every school year. Throughout 2014, UGA Extension is marking the 100th anniversary of the Cooperative Extension System by renewing its commitment to helping Georgians grow safe and nutritious food, strong families, sustainable economies and young leaders.
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Pesticide Precautions
Last month, a Jefferson County woman died and her three grandchildren were sickened after a pesticide, labeled for agricultural use only, was used to kill insects inside their home. Unfortunately, this tragic story now serves as an opportunity for University of Georgia Extension agents like myself to stress the importance of following label instructions on pesticides and other chemicals.
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.