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
Have questions or want to know more?
National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement.
VITA Program link Free tax help available to eldery, disabled and low-income Georgians.
Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil.
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Feb 11 Journeyman Farmer Class 1: Small Farm Business Planning Topics Covered include:Lessons from Small Farm Success; Considerations Before Starting, Market Feasibility, Financial Feasibility, Record Keeping Agenda, The Business Plan, Developing Financial Projections, The Farmers’ Perspective, Selling Your Product, Licensing, Regulations, and Certifications, Risk Management; Financial Resources and Obtaining Credit Jeffersonville, GA - (65.0 Miles)
Feb 12 Journeyman Farmer Class 2: A Systems Approach, Soil Health, and Fertility Topics include a systems approach to farming, soil fertility, and soil health Jeffersonville, GA - (65.0 Miles)
Feb 14 Journeyman Farmer Class 3: Soil Amendments, Cover Crops, Groundcovers for Small Fruits Topics include Soil Amendments, Cover Crops, Groundcovers for Small Fruits Jeffersonville, GA - (65.0 Miles)