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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
Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
Planting Conditions link After the anticipated dry spring weather, an active tropical storm season in the Atlantic Ocean is expected this summer. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/16/2018
Agroforestry & Wildlife link September field day is geared specifically for forest landowners. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 3/29/2018
Gardening Series link Gardening series offered in Savannah by UGA Extension. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 4/12/2018
Paper Clovers link Help Georgia 4-H members go to camp through the Paper Clover Campaign. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard | Published: 4/5/2018
Turfgrass Conference link Conference presenters will discuss drought-tolerant turfgrass varieties and technological advancements. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/9/2018
Agricultural Research Building link UGA President Jere W. Morehead and CAES Dean Sam Pardue spoke at the event, held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson | Published: 4/4/2018
Tax Assistance link The free tax assistance program serves individuals who earn less than $65,000 per year. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan | Published: 4/4/2018
Fire Ant Control link Treat for fire ants twice a year, in April and October. By Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Julie Jernigan, Clint Thompson, Julie Jernigan, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 4/2/2018
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