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Attendees at the Farm Business Education Conference will learn about how to develop a business plan for their farming operation and receive tips from Agricultural lenders about how to successfully obtain operating lines, real estate and farm loans and working capital funding. CAES News
Holiday Spending
The holiday shopping season starts earlier every year. Competition from online businesses is forcing brick-and-mortar retailers to open earlier and stay open longer. Before Thanksgiving dinner has been reduced to leftovers, shoppers will hit the stores in search of bargains.
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension experts say removing your shoes before going indoors can reduce the amount of pollen you track into your home. Other ways to reduce the amount of pollen indoors include wiping your pets' paws before allowing them to come inside and cleaning floors and surfaces often. CAES News
Indoor Pollen
Are your sinuses clogged? Do you feel like you are walking in a sea of yellow dust? Have you washed your car three times this week? Welcome to pollen season in Georgia.
Water runs from a silver faucet. CAES News
Water Conservation
The average American uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water a day, and that may not seem like much, but over the course of a year, or a lifetime, it adds up. With only 1 percent of the world’s water suitable for drinking or growing crops, it’s up to everyone to the do their part to conserve this finite resource.
The UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences will celebrate its 100 year anniversary in 2018.  
Alumni Director Alexis Morgan poses with a banner timeline celebrating the centennial. CAES News
FACS Centennial
In the aftermath of World War I, with a nationwide food shortage raging, the doors of the University of Georgia were opened to women. Ultimately, the demand for technically trained female teachers and home demonstration agents dissolved the resistance to women enrolling at UGA.
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Carbon Monoxide
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.
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Online Shopping
With Christmas coming at lightning speed, the majority of us will be searching for gifts for our loved ones. The coming days will be a fury of purchasing and wrapping gifts to put under the tree. If you choose to shop online, be safe and snag the perfect gift by following these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Holiday Spending
Starting your holiday shopping early helps, but with a little forethought, even procrastinators can benefit by following some shopping tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.
Keishon Thomas, Pamela Turner and Mitzi Parker were recently honored at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 2017 Annual Session, where they received the first place National and Southern Region Environmental Education Award. Since 2013, the Rural Georgia Healthy Housing Advisory Board has promoted healthier and safer housing conditions in Georgia, particularly for low-income residents, children, elderly, minorities and other vulnerable populations living in rural communities. CAES News
Healthy Housing
A team of University of Georgia family and consumer sciences experts has earned a national award for their efforts to create healthier and safer environments for children, both at home and in daycare settings. 
U.S. currency and credit cards. CAES News
Credit Freeze
The recent data breach at Equifax compromised the personal information of millions of consumers. Whether your information was compromised or not as part of this data breach, a credit freeze may be a good idea. You have to obtain a freeze from each of the three credit reporting agencies: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.