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UGA Extension offices distribute radon test kits. CAES News
Radon kills
Hundreds of non-smokers are diagnosed with lung cancer each year in Georgia. The cause of their cancer could be the air inside their homes. With help from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Georgians are learning about the risks of radon and testing their homes for the gas.
Africanized honeybees CAES News
Africanized honeybees confirmed in Georgia
Last week’s death of an elderly Dougherty County man has been attributed to Africanized honeybees. This fatality confirms the bees’ arrival in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
Reese Sorrow, 2, enjoys snacking on an alternative Halloween treat - crackers. CAES News
Halloween treats
Halloween is a time of costumes, merriment and good fright. It can also cause anxieties. Children think of candy, candy, candy. Parents think of stranger danger, allergic reactions and upset stomachs.
Players from Russell Middle School in Barrow County and Kings Bridge Middle School in Jackson County wrestle for the ball on a hot fall afternoon. CAES News
Fluids important during hot fall sports practices
Fall is here, and sports are in high gear. But the Georgia summer heat won’t let up. With temperatures still climbing into the 90s, it’s important to keep athletes safe during workouts.
Renovator Certification
Painters, carpenters or anyone who renovates homes should attend a training June 29 in Oconee County that will explain new Environmental Protection Agency regulations for lead-based paints.
Stack of seasoned firewood CAES News
Efficient fires
Safe, energy-efficient home heating fires begin with the right kind of firewood.
Upright freezer with doors open CAES News
Powerless appliances
For many Georgians, the ritual preparations for freezing temperatures and possible snowfall include a trip to the grocery store to stock up on milk, bread and other basics. But University of Georgia experts say to keep in mind that frost, ice and snow often result in loss of power. Without power to keep appliances working, food stored in refrigerators and freezers can quickly begin to go bad.
Leyland Cypress trees growing on a Christmas Tree Farm in Nicholson, GA. 7 G's Tree Farm. 
11-11-09 CAES News
Christmas Tree
Many Georgians remember hiking into nearby woods as children to chop down that most iconic of all holiday decorations: the family Christmas tree. These days, a suitable one is less likely found in the backyard. But the experience can still be found, along with that perfect tree, among the acreage at a choose-and-cut tree farm.
Pictured breaking ground at the UGA Tifton Campus AgrAbility Farm are (from left) Bennie Branch (KMC-Tifton), Karen Milchus (Georgia Tech), Charles Griffin (Ga. Pork Producers Association), Laura Jolly (UGA Family and Consumer Sciences dean), Don Mcgough (Ga. Farm Bureau), Joe West (UGA dean in Tifton) and Glen Rains (AgrAbility Georgia director, UGA Tifton). CAES News
AgrAbility Farm
Farmers with physical disabilities are often a little too self-reliant to ask for help or don't know where to find it. But help is out there. Soon, they’ll have an entire farm dedicated to equipment and training especially designed to help them farm more comfortably.