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The Walk Georgia logo was introduced in 2014. CAES News
Walk Georgia
There’s no better way to shake off those mid-winter blues than to get outside and get moving, and University of Georgia Extension has just the thing to help motivate Georgians to get active and ready for spring.
As a result of a roof leak, mold grows on the ceiling of a home. CAES News
Mold and Mildew
Mildew and musty odors sometimes develop during periods of damp weather. Controlling them can be as easy as buying a dehumidifier or placing a moisture barrier under the home.
State Farm donates funds to University of Extension's teen driving training program - P.R.I.D.E. CAES News
Driving program support
State Farm Insurance Company has donated $10,000 to the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences in support of the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute.
Revised Walk Georgia Logo 2014 CAES News
Revamped Walk Georgia
Are you willing to help combat obesity in Georgia? University of Georgia Extension needs interested Georgians to test the new Walk Georgia website by registering for the program and logging physical activity online.
Middle School Matters
Compare those three rules for success with what you know about most tweens entering puberty: they push back against rules, they enjoy nonconformity and they rebel against authority. It’s no wonder that the middle school years are a struggle for many tweens.
By taking kids to the grocery store and encouraging them to help in meal planning, shopping and food preparation, they can learn positive eating habits and become empowered to try new foods and make smarter food choices. CAES News
Healthy Weights
Everyone has a goal weight that they feel is right for them, but what is a healthy weight? It is the weight you and your child achieve when you eat moderate portions of healthy food and are physically active most days of the week.
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.
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.