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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
Pests in Schools link Pest control operators across the Southeast can enroll in UGA program to learn to control pests in schools. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 8/14/2018
Peanut Achievement Club link Annual UGA Peanut Achievement Club meeting held in Jekyll Island, Georgia. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/14/2018
Vineyard Tour link Georgia wine growers open up their vineyards for early August farm tour. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/13/2018
Williams Honored link At 75, 'Mr. Bamboo' still tends bamboo groves at UGA's coastal garden. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/9/2018
Mosquito Season link Mosquitos are on the move across Georgia. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 8/9/2018
Master 4-H'ers link Fifty Georgia 4-H members are now headed to national competition. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/9/2018
Hot and Humid link Normal summertime temperatures returned, but it was too hot to notice. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox | Published: 8/8/2018
Creepy Crawlers link Worm-like, multi-leg critters come out at night and hunt for cockroaches. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Michael Abney | Published: 8/9/2018
Live from the Lab link Science questions and science answers available Live from the Lab this fall. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Michael Abney, Merritt Melancon | Published: 7/5/2018
Turf & Ornamentals link Two educational sessions available to landscapers after UGA turf day on Aug. 9. By Cristina deRevere, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Michael Abney, Merritt Melancon, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/2/2018
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