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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 3/28/2017
  • 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


  • Pecan Production Costs
  • Published 4/26/2017 by Clint Thompson
  • UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells says pecans have to be protected against insect pests and disease pressure.
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  • Pecan Book
  • Published 4/13/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
  • Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.
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  • Tax Refund
  • Published 4/11/2017 by Keishon Thomas
  • Use tax windfall to pay bills, increase savings or start a retirement fund.
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