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April Reese Sorrow

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April R. Sorrow is a science writer with the University of Georgia Public Affairs Office.

Stories

06/20/13 - UGA experts study obesity through the university's Obesity Initiative 05/30/13 - Understanding insect melanin crucial to developing better insect control practices 09/10/12 - UGA researchers use Facebook to teach food safety 06/12/12 - UGA flag flown in Afghanistan returned to campus 05/31/12 - Hazelnuts improve infant formula 04/12/12 - Black flies may have beneficial traits 02/29/12 - UGA study sheds light on aphid vs. wasp evolution 01/26/12 - UGA study offers hope for hemlock attack 12/02/11 - 2012 Flavor of Georgia food product contest accepting entries 12/01/11 - Economics course studies the value of Walmart 11/21/11 - UGA to present Ag Forecast Jan. 23-27 11/17/11 - Georgia Guard trains at UGA for ag mission 11/09/11 - Bring the perfect holiday bird to the table 11/09/11 - Find time to exercise this holiday season 11/03/11 - National Guard to train at UGA CAES 10/25/11 - New bamboo museum opens at UGA garden in Savannah 10/21/11 - CAES hosts 4th International Summit on Food Safety 10/19/11 - New bug stinking up Georgia 10/13/11 - Farm to Fork: Making the Connection 10/12/11 - Chickenology: What comes first? 09/27/11 - Healthy Kids Georgia holds design contest to promote health 09/27/11 - UGA app encourages recycling and combats urban litter 09/15/11 - UGA students earn ag leadership degrees online 09/08/11 - UGA horticulture field day set for Oct. 7 09/08/11 - Bugs on display at Botanical Gardens 09/08/11 - "An Evening in the Gardens" Sept. 29 in Athens 09/01/11 - Fall is fire ant killing time 08/24/11 - Georgia's poultry industry facing hard times 08/24/11 - Websites help with storm preparedness 08/24/11 - Be prepared for bad weather year-round 08/18/11 - UGA researcher wins George Washington Carver Award 08/18/11 - Website connects Georgians with instant UGA Extension information 08/11/11 - UGA joins national team to address climate and animal agriculture 08/04/11 - Simple steps keep food safe at home 08/04/11 - Jams and jellies: Can at home safely 07/28/11 - Gardeners grow their own disease problems 07/21/11 - 4-H to hold school bash July 30 07/21/11 - Georgia trees threatened by disease 07/07/11 - Summertime is tick time in Georgia 06/30/11 - Smart phone app teaches UGA students about turfgrass 06/22/11 - Take note of cyber bullies 06/22/11 - Help students tackle homework with a few expert tips 06/22/11 - Overscheduling – what is too much? 06/22/11 - Rules, boundaries and routines 06/22/11 - Getting kids involved in community service 06/22/11 - 4-H offers environmental education 06/22/11 - Become More Involved in Your Child's Education 06/16/11 - What's on your dinner plate? 06/07/11 - US ag deputy secretary announces national agroforestry plan 06/02/11 - UGA engineering students solve real-world problems 05/31/11 - Georgia 4-H participates in White House initiative 05/25/11 - UGA Trial Gardens open house set 05/23/11 - UGA to help solve nationwide honeybee problems 05/18/11 - UGA offers agribusiness conference June 14 05/12/11 - Fight chronic disease with healthy cooking, lifestyle 05/12/11 - Ga. history museum wants your alien-sounding bugs 05/05/11 - Prepare now for severe weather 04/28/11 - Radon invades homes, silently kills 04/27/11 - UGA teaches healthy cooking class 04/20/11 - Conserve water with compost 04/14/11 - Georgia farmers markets offer produce, experience 04/07/11 - Stay safe from stings during outdoor activities this spring 03/31/11 - Young entrepreneurs gain upper hand from Extension 03/24/11 - 2011 Flavor of Georgia contest winners announced 03/17/11 - 13-year cicadas ready for their day in the sun 03/10/11 - Plantapalooza set April 9 03/10/11 - UGA helps women in Mali help themselves 03/02/11 - UGA trains National Guard for ag mission 02/24/11 - UGA Extension helps home gardeners grow their own food 02/24/11 - Edible fruits in the landscape 02/17/11 - Georgia Organics Conference March 11 in Savannah 02/10/11 - Researchers honing in on bee colony collapse disorder 02/03/11 - Afghanistan farmers focus of National Guard training at UGA 02/02/11 - Marriage Preparation workshop offered April 9 01/27/11 - Forecast for ag products favorable in 2011 01/20/11 - UGA to present Ag Forecast 01/19/11 - Miller to head UGA ag school fundraising, alumni relations 01/12/11 - Weather radio, survival kit necessary year-round 01/06/11 - Return to healthy eating in the new year 12/30/10 - 2011 Flavor of Georgia food product contest accepting entries 12/28/10 - UGA to present Ag Forecast 12/23/10 - FACES 2010 Year in Review 12/16/10 - Bananas breaking barriers in Georgia 12/09/10 - UGA receives grant to develop sustainable poultry production in Africa 12/02/10 - Hand hygiene helps prevent flu spread 12/01/10 - Georgia MarketMaker helps local business grow 11/24/10 - Beetles invading your home? 11/11/10 - Bring the perfect holiday bird to the table 11/04/10 - Flavor of Georgia food product contest registration open 11/04/10 - UGA to host statewide agricultural forecast Jan. 24 – Feb. 10 10/21/10 - Disease threatens Georgia blueberry crop 10/14/10 - Weather sets record, not Georgia row-crop harvest 10/07/10 - Online bullying hurts, too 09/30/10 - Mosquito hormones similar to humans 09/23/10 - UGA system helps care for 9/11 memorial trees 09/09/10 - Obese children need healthier options 09/09/10 - Play, Learn and Grow at the 2010 Georgia Agritourism Conference Nov. 3-5 08/31/10 - Direct-marketing local food course Nov. 8 in Macon 08/26/10 - Georgia hemlock trees under siege 08/22/10 - Georgia eggs safe from salmonella? 08/19/10 - Plant now to pick your own fruit at home later 08/19/10 - Marriage Preparation workshop offered Oct. 2 08/12/10 - 4-H centers offer environmental education for Georgia schools 08/05/10 - UGA students win national food prize 07/29/10 - UGA offers renovator certification Aug. 31 in Savannah 07/29/10 - UGA offers renovator certification Sept. 29 in Brunswick 07/29/10 - UGA offers renovator certification at Aug. 10 class 07/29/10 - UGA offers agribusiness conference Sept. 14 07/29/10 - Don't eat a plant unless you can identify it 07/29/10 - Lead can be dangerous if not handled correctly 07/22/10 - Buying local: good Georgia trend 07/07/10 - UGA researcher looking to develop perennial sorghum 07/01/10 - UGA Trial Gardens open house July 10 06/24/10 - Union County Farmers Market 06/17/10 - Leave kids at home when shopping for school supplies 06/17/10 - Knowledge grows in school gardens 06/17/10 - Training program reduces pesticide risks at schools 06/03/10 - Spring weather gives Georgia corn, cotton crops a boost 06/03/10 - UGA Extension offers Healthy Homes course July 14-15 06/03/10 - UGA offers renovator certification at June 29 class 05/20/10 - Vidalia Onion crop good, in demand 05/13/10 - Stay safe from stings during outdoor activities this spring 05/06/10 - Use deer-tolerant plants in your home landscape to keep wildlife at bay 04/29/10 - As the economy begins to pick up, so are food prices 04/22/10 - Imaginary bugs: infesting a body near you 04/22/10 - Going green is a smart financial strategy 04/08/10 - Put out welcome mat for springtime hummingbirds 04/01/10 - Houseflies may contribute to cases of foodborne illness 03/16/10 - Flavor of Georgia winners named 03/11/10 - Georgia blueberry farmers turn to olives 03/04/10 - UGA Extension helping citizens with taxes 02/25/10 - Mediterranean diets limit disease risk 02/18/10 - African agriculture leader-UGA alum to speak at Snyder lecture 02/18/10 - Turn 'trash' into plant food and improve garden soil 02/16/10 - Relationship course offered March 20 02/15/10 - Marriage enrichment program 02/09/10 - Romance not just for humans 01/28/10 - Keep food safety first in your kitchen 01/28/10 - Foodborne illness, cause for concern 01/21/10 - UGA scientists move genomic research into the real world 01/14/10 - Radon invades homes, silently kills 01/08/10 - Hypothermia risk higher for seniors 12/30/09 - Use care when purchasing or disposing of batteries 12/11/09 - Flavor of Georgia food contest 2010 registration open 12/03/09 - UGA Ag Forecast 12/03/09 - Imported foods cause for concern 12/02/09 - New iPhone app diagnoses turfgrass problems 12/02/09 - Cut your own Christmas tree 11/19/09 - Send a taste of home to troops overseas 10/29/09 - Plan now for easy Thanksgiving meal 10/22/09 - Identity theft on the rise 10/15/09 - Reduce breast cancer risk with healthier habits 10/15/09 - UGA pumpkin variety grows well for Georgia farmers 10/15/09 - Master Gardeners celebrate 30 years in Georgia 10/09/09 - Georgia peanut harvest looks promising 10/01/09 - UGA researcher sends new abelia plants to market 09/24/09 - Home food safety myths busted 09/17/09 - Make family mealtimes enjoyable 09/03/09 - Handy hygiene can help prevent flu spread 08/27/09 - Teach kids financial facts of life 08/27/09 - Food prices decrease on lower energy costs 08/20/09 - Fall fire ant control 08/13/09 - With a little effort, you can nix ticks 08/06/09 - Male or female? The chicken industry cares 07/23/09 - Knowledge cure to snake fear 07/09/09 - Kids and technology 07/09/09 - Relationships healthy, normal for teens 07/09/09 - Keep lunch safe 07/09/09 - Plan healthy after-school snacks 07/09/09 - 2009 edition of annual UGA Back to School Packet 07/02/09 - Food preservation doesn’t save money for everyone 07/02/09 - Preserve your summer bounty 06/25/09 - UGA Trial Gardens goes sustainable 06/18/09 - Milk or water still best thirst quenchers 06/11/09 - UGA Trial Gardens open house July 11 06/04/09 - Use credit wisely 05/28/09 - Planting forages for wildlife 05/21/09 - Keep safety first during grilling season 05/21/09 - Prepare for hurricane season 05/14/09 - Knock down wasp nests now 05/14/09 - Mind your peas and cukes this summer 05/08/09 - UGA expert offers financial advice 05/07/09 - Protect yourself from mosquito baby boom 04/23/09 - Unpasteurized milk poses serious health risks 04/15/09 - Learn to control asthma attacks 04/15/09 - Tropics produce more baby girls than anywhere else 04/09/09 - UGA helps students TAP into their potential 03/26/09 - Leaner, more healthful chicken 03/19/09 - UGA 4-H club is best in nation 03/19/09 - Coca-Cola executive to deliver UGA Woodroof Lecture 03/12/09 - Be prepared: 2009 tax advice 02/26/09 - Planting for pollinators 02/19/09 - Brown recluse spider isn’t typically a Southerner 02/06/09 - Salmonella recalls: Don't be afraid, be informed 02/05/09 - A healthy you, a healthy marriage 01/29/09 - UGA weather stations provide valuable information 01/22/09 - Are you paying too much for natural gas? 01/13/09 - Think green when you clean 01/08/09 - Recent rains may provide too much water for trees 12/16/08 - Just say no to extended warranties 12/10/08 - Winter weather OK with Georgia peaches, onions 12/04/08 - Check your cooking staples 12/04/08 - UGA researchers looking to turn fruit into fuel 11/25/08 - Avoid foreclosure: seek help, help yourself 11/06/08 - Cooking with kids 11/06/08 - Don't wait too long to enjoy holiday leftovers 10/30/08 - Childhood food allergies a serious concern 10/23/08 - Cooking class teaches about cancer 10/16/08 - Training program reduces pesticide risks at school 10/09/08 - UGA distance diagnostics system saves time, money 10/08/08 - D.W. Brooks diversity awards given 09/24/08 - Tax-free holiday helps conserve water, energy 09/17/08 - Despite gas prices, get the most per gallon 09/11/08 - Don’t get penalized for bad tailgating food 09/04/08 - UGA researcher studying sunflower potential 08/21/08 - UGA researchers share test results at field day 08/14/08 - Native plants 08/14/08 - Plant now and save water 08/13/08 - Landscape chore list is long 08/07/08 - Georgia crops OK despite droughty weather 07/31/08 - Midville research center reopens 07/30/08 - UGA crosses border to learn Mexican culture 07/23/08 - Preserving food at home can be rewarding, costly 07/17/08 - Find out where your money goes 07/09/08 - 2008 edition of annual UGA Back to School Packet 07/08/08 - Get involved early to stop school dropouts 07/03/08 - Watch out for mosquito baby boom 06/19/08 - Camera reveals new organism in Georgia well 06/06/08 - UGA given $4.1 million to study disappearing bees 06/05/08 - Georgia native plant photo guide published 05/28/08 - Mrs. Georgia warns about lung cancer, radon 05/22/08 - UGA institute focuses on better plants 05/20/08 - County Guide offers insight into communities 05/15/08 - Meat prices on the rise 05/08/08 - Community gardens popular in metro Atlanta 05/01/08 - Composting can conserve water in gardens, landscape 05/01/08 - UGA experts share composting recipes May 6 04/24/08 - Well owners responsible for their water safety 04/17/08 - Put out welcome mat for springtime hummingbirds 04/10/08 - Stay safe during severe weather season