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.
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
Fragrant Garden link Some plants can bring amazing fragrances to home landscapes, UGA agent says.
Soil Mixes link UGA expert says good vegetables begin with good soil.
'Automower' link UGA is weighing the pros and cons of battery-charged 'automower.'
Fall Veggies link Seed or transplant, now is the time to plant a fall garden vegetables.
Sun & Soil link Test soil and pick the perfect spot before putting seeds or plants in fall gardens.
Whitefly Management link UGA Extension believes scouting remains the best course of action to stay ahead of whiteflies.
Georgia Peanuts link UGA Peanut Team works to keep Georgia the top peanut producing state.
Combatting Rural Stress link “Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions” will assemble experts from across the country to discuss the challenges facing rural Americans.
Field Day link UGA highlights research and shares findings at field day events.
Watermelon Contest link Watermelon weighing in at 168 pounds takes top 4-H prize.
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