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?
Wheat Crop link Disease pressure and poor environmental conditions led to Georgia growers harvesting only 43 percent of planted area in 2016-17 season.
Canning Tips link Food not processed at the recommended pressure poses serious safety concerns that can lead to illness and even death.
Nematodes link Root-knot nematodes feed on cotton roots and cause swelling to develop.
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Mar 20 2018 Southeast Georgia Master Cattleman Program Eight week cattle management course beginning January 30 - March 20, 2018 covering multiple topics including: Nutrition, Improving Reproduction, Forage, Beef Industry Economics, External Parasites, Farm Facilities & Fencing Methods, Beef Quality Assurance, Understanding the Beef We Produce, Heard Health , Diseases and Biosecurity Concerns, Sire & Female Selection, Georgia Cattleman's Update, Record Keeping and UGA Programs. Participants must attend six of the eight sessions to receive a certificate of completion and UGA Master Cattleman Cap. Alamo, GA - (35.0 Miles)
Mar 22 Southeast Area Landscape Training This training is designed for landscape professionals. Topics to be covered include turf disease management, turf insect management, proper pruning, flowers for pollinators, and turf weed control. Commercial and private pesticide credits will be available. Registration is available at https://salt2018.eventbrite.com Waycross, GA - (63.0 Miles)
Mar 24 - Mar 25 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (4th - 6th Grade) Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (4th - 6th Grade) Alma, GA - (46.0 Miles)