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
Pecan Tree Management link Young, stressed trees and those planted in poorly drained soil are at risk for beetle damage.
Irrigation Maintenance link Proper irrigation maintenance helps farmers avoid system malfunctions during the growing season.
Andress Honored link Georgia FCS teachers honor leader of UGA's statewide home food processing and preservation program.
Pest Management Field Day link University of Georgia blueberry research will be on display at a field day in Alma next week
Flu Prevention link A healthy diet can also protect against the flu. Flu symptoms include fever, chills, cough, sore throat and runny nose.
Flower Gardens link Growing cut flowers at home is possible with the right knowledge.
Conservation Innovation Grant link The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020.
Seed Shopping link Add some unique vegetables to your spring garden by ordering through a seed catalog.
Cowpea Curculio link UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton.
Rock Eagle Ropes link Georgia 4-H ropes course at Rock Eagle open to kids 11 and up next weekend.
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