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
Top Farmer link Peach and timber grower takes the top spot as the state’s best farmer.
El Nino Impact link Wet winter could lead to delayed plantings for some farmers this spring.
Forage Management link Lisa Baxter is UGA Extension's newest forage agronomist, based on the UGA Tifton campus.
Adult Volunteers link Georgia 4-H camps for military kids need adult helpers.
Spring Herbs link No matter how they're used, herbs can make an exciting addition to any landscape.
Georgia Project WET link UGA's 4-H20 program teaches children the importance of water conservation.
Soil Erosion link The makeup of your soil can affect the amount of erosion that can occur.
Chipmunk Control link Although considered minor agricultural pests, chipmunks can cause significant structural damage.
Spring Soil Testing link Soil testing saves time, money and heartache in the garden.
Soil Sensors link Watering plants too much can be as harmful as underwatering, as excessive moisture creates ideal environmental conditions for plant diseases.
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