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  • The Role of Music (C 1053-06)
  • Published 9/28/2014
  • Children who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills. Here is some information on how music affects our brains and ideas on how to help nurture children's love of music.
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  • Protect Yourself from Ticks (C 937)
  • Published 5/23/2017
  • This publication discusses how to protect yourself and the areas around your home from ticks. It also includes information on common tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease.
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Extension News


  • Squash Struggles
  • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Best bet for squash-growing is to plant resistant varieties and take a break in the height of summer.
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  • Winter Squash
  • Published 5/24/2017 by Sharon Dowdy
  • Winter squash are harvested when mature and can be kept in storage for months.
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  • Citrus Trees
  • Published 5/11/2017 by Clint Thompson
  • Among the 100 trees planted through the MitCo Grow program, 30 were UGA scientist Wayne Hanna's seedless, cold-hardy cultivars.
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