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Mission of Bleckley County Cooperative Extension

The Bleckley County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


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The Bleckley County Extension Office extends a wealth of information and education to its citizens through various program areas.  Some of the most popular services include:

  • 4-H & Youth Programs
  • Soil and Water Testing for Agricultural Producers and Homeowners
  • Soil & Water Conservation Programs
  • Guidance and Advice on Food Safety and Preservation
  • Health Programs like Walk Georgia
  • Research-Based Advice for Production Crops

 


Extension News
National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement. By Arch D. Smith II | Published: 1/17/2019
Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/17/2019
Award Winners link Tim Coolong received the Donnie H. Morris Award of Excellence in Extension. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 1/17/2019
Timber Stands link Timber stand improvement method perfect for small-acreage landowners. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster | Published: 1/15/2019
New Pecan Cultivar link Scab disease, which thrives in wet, humid conditions, can infect the nut in the early stages of development and cause the pecan to fall off. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson | Published: 1/9/2019
Mold Removal link As flood waters recede, cleanup begins. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/9/2019
Radon Posters link Radon poster contest taps kids' creativity to teach about the dangers of radon. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/10/2019
Radon Educator link Environmental health expert helps Georgians protect their homes against radon. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard | Published: 1/8/2019
Radon Education link UGA Extension can help Georgians protect their homes from radon. By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/3/2019
2018 Weather link Last year's weather reduced fruit yields, delayed planting and blew down pecans, cotton and timber By Arch D. Smith II, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Michael Anthony Foster, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sage Barnard, Merritt Melancon, Pam Knox | Published: 1/3/2019
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