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In order for hunters, like University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent Keith Fielder, to land deer like this nine-point buck, Georgia's deer population needs proper nutrition. A variety of foods are essential to a healthy herd. Much like humans, deer need proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and water. CAES News
Whitetail deer nutrition essential to animals' size and survival
While deer can survive for a relatively long period of time on little to no food, the effects of a nutritional deficiency can be seen for up to two years after the deficiency. This often results in decreased body weights, decreased birth weights and decreased antler mass across the population.
The 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. CAES News
UGA-Tifton to host annual peanut farm show
The University of Georgia Peanut Team will provide Georgia producers a glimpse into the upcoming growing season when it hosts the UGA peanut production seminar at the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Thursday, Jan. 18.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that between 80 and 90 percent of car seats are not correctly installed. This image shows the correct and incorrect ways to use a child safety car seat. CAES News
Parents learn proper car seat installation at UGA Extension classes
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties help children travel safely by teaching their parents how to properly install car seats.
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Carbon monoxide danger peaks in the dead of winter
Each year, hundreds of people are killed and thousands are hospitalized by exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) — an invisible, odorless gas that can seep into homes from faulty furnaces or poorly ventilated generators.
To keep raw beef from contaminating other purchases, place it inside one of the plastic bags found hanging near most meat counters. Ask the cashier or bagger to place raw meat items together, not with other items. This helps keep the risk of cross-contamination low. CAES News
Turkey or Beef: There are pros and cons to both meat choices
Turkey burgers, turkey meatballs, turkey tacos and other dishes made with ground turkey are popping up on restaurant menus, food blogs and in cookbooks as seemingly healthy alternatives to their beef counterparts. But is turkey recommended over beef and other red meats? Is turkey always the best choice?
Cotton growing at the Lang Farm on the UGA Tifton campus. CAES News
UGA CAES economists stress to farmers the importance of knowing their production costs
Economists from the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences recommend that Georgia farmers understand their production costs before planting next year’s crops.
'Bouquet Rose' dianthus makes a perfect partner for this planter box containing Delta Pure Color Mix pansies. CAES News
Bouquet dianthus reigns supreme for cold-hardy cut flowers
If you are looking for a pansy companion, cut flower or even a perennial performance, then the Bouquet dianthus series is a perfect choice. For years it was a series of one, ‘Bouquet Purple,’ an electrifying shot of energy to the pansy pal market. Forget the color purple, it is really a shocking, iridescent hot pink that will dazzle in any landscape.
Peanuts growing at the Lang Farm on the UGA Tifton campus in 2017. CAES News
'Very good crop' of Georgia peanuts expected
Georgia’s dryland peanut crop excelled this year, while irrigated fields lacked in comparison to past years, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. The result is a crop estimated to average 4,400 pounds per acre.
The 'Paulk' variety is UGA's newest muscadine release. CAES News
UGA releases 'Paulk' muscadine variety
The newly released University of Georgia ‘Paulk’ muscadine offers reliable yields for growers and bigger fruit for consumers.

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