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The Ben Hill County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.

Some of our services include:

  • Soil Tests & Water Tests
  • Researched-Based Advice for Production Crops
  • 4-H Summer Camps
  • 4-H Competitive Events

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Ben Hill County UGA Extension
Extension News
  • 'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up. By Norman Winter | Published: 10/19/2017
  • Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/18/2017
  • Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter. By Norman Winter, Clint Thompson, Mary Carol Sheffield | Published: 10/17/2017
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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 ServSafe Manager Training-Macon The ServSafe Managers Training is a food safety training program approved by DHR and includes: • 1.5 days of instruction • Certificate from NRAEF issued upon successful completion of the examination • New 6th Edition Manager book Macon, GA - (76.0 Miles)
  • Nov 1 Cooking for a Lifetime Cancer Prevention Cooking School Learn about reducing the risk of cancer; who should get screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer; how to get screened. Free cookbook, Recipe tasting and PRIZES. *All who attend will be entered into a drawing for one of two fitness kits valued at $30 each. McRae, GA - (27.0 Miles)
  • Nov 7 - Nov 8 Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Perry Area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging - Houston County Perry, GA - (57.0 Miles)
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