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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
  • Georgia Pecan Crop link Damage from Irma could impact Georgia's crop next growing season. By Clint Thompson | Published: 1/16/2018
  • SE District Director link Veteran FACS agent, leader named head of UGA Extension in southeast Georgia. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/10/2018
  • Car Seat Safety link Agents in Telfair and Tattnall counties teach car seat safety classes to help keep children as safe as possible. By Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan | Published: 1/9/2018
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan 26 Cotton Production Meeting in Telfair County This is our annual cotton update and will include 1 hour re-certification credits. Meal will be provided with advance registration. Please reserve a seat by calling Telfair County Extension at 229-868-6489 or emailing us at uge4271@uga.edu McRae, GA - (27.0 Miles)
  • Jan 26 Cotton Production Meeting Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators will receive 1 hour re-certification credits. Lunch will also be provided with the Production Meeting. McRae, GA - (27.0 Miles)
  • Jan 30 - Jan 31 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Lakeland, GA - (48.0 Miles)
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