UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

    • FACS - Walk Georgia Program Logo
    • Walk Georgia
    • A web-based fitness program dedicated to helping you track your activity, eat healthier, and exercise more efficiently. Participate individually or with a group.
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    • FACS - So Easy to Preserve Book Cover
    • So Easy To Preserve
    • This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
    • FACS - Food Talk Program Logo
    • Food Talk
    • Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
    • Radon Education - Radon Element on the Periodic Table
    • Radon Education
    • Radon is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
    • FACS - Building Baby's Brain Logo
    • Building Baby’s Brain Series
    • What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.
    • Child Care Provider Training
    • Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
    • Marriage Matters Publication Series Logo
    • Marriage Matters Series
    • Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
    • Eat Healty, Be Active Logo
    • Eat Healthy, Be Active
    • A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
    • Your Good Credit Series
    • Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.

Upcoming Events


  • Mar 28
  • 8:30 AM | Chula, GA
  • This training is for all women interested or involved in agriculture. Participants will receive hands-on instruction on fencing, tractors, farm implements, trucks and trailers, cattle handling, and animal health. This training is taught by female Extension Agents.
  • Mar 29
  • 9:30 AM | Perry, GA
  • Forage production is the heart of Georgia's livestock industry. Our diverse forage systems are some of the best in the world. For the fifth straight year, the Georgia Cattlemen's Annual Convention begins with a focus on forages with the Georgia Forages' Conference starting off the week's events. This Conference is planned for March 29, 2017 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. This event allows us to team up with the Georgia Cattlemen's Association to offer a new learning opportunity in combination with the GCA's annual cattlemen's convention.
  • Mar 30-Mar 31
  • Tifton, GA
  • For over 100 years, Georgia 4-H has provided young people with leadership training and opportunities to apply what they have learned. This half day conference will focus on cultivating the leadership skills of elementary and middle school students. This conference is designed for students participating in Student Council, Beta Club, 4-H Officers, Safety Patrol and other emerging student leaders. Older elementary school students as well as middle school students are encouraged to attend (grades 4-8). Lunch will be provided for all participants as well as chaperones and bus drivers that are registered.
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