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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
  • Tropical Warnings link Rain, high water and possible flooding expected in late May. By Pam Knox | Published: 5/24/2018
  • Watermelon Crop link Downy mildew thrives in wet, humid conditions, using moisture on the plant's surface for successful spore germination. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/23/2018
  • Scouting link The life cycles of some insect pests are so short that missing a week of scouting can lead to increased pests and damaged crops. By Pam Knox, Clint Thompson, Becky Griffin | Published: 5/23/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jun 12 Growing Herbs: Spice Up Your Garden Put your senses to work in this interactive class where we will discuss how to grow herbs in your garden. Various herb cuttings will be available for participants to touch, smell, and take home as well as herbal giveaways! Jeffersonville, GA - (65.0 Miles)
  • Jun 25 Egg Candling Certification Class To be sold, all chicken eggs must be evaluated by a certified grader and appropriately packaged and labeled in accordance with the Georgia Egg Law and Georgia Food Act. Become a certified egg candler with this course hosted by Crawford County Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Lunch included with registration fee. Roberta, GA - (84.0 Miles)
  • Sep 10 - Sep 11 SW Area Forestry Field Day SW Area Forestry Field Day Camilla, GA - (72.0 Miles)
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