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
'Bolivian Sunset' link A native of Bolivia and Peru, this ground cover is cold hardy from zones 8 and up.
Sunbelt Expo link The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo, an annual event that celebrates agriculture, showcases research and facilitates agricultural education, concludes Thursday in Moultrie, Georgia.
Energy Savers link Trees create shade in the summer and block slow winds in the winter.
Exotic Pest Meeting link UGA Griffin campus to host meeting of exotic pest plant professionals.
Hay Contest link Farms gain recognition for quality hay through the Southeastern Hay Contest at the Sunbelt Agricultural Expo.
Soap Aloe link The sap from a soap aloe will create foam that can be used as soap substitute.
Aspergillus Crown Rot link UGA researchers studying why peanut farmers are unable to control crown rot disease through fungicide applications.
Irrigation Outreach link Research-based irrigation practices take center stage in increasing efficiency of Georgia's farms.
Blueberry Production link Nematodes are microscopic, worm-like parasites that attack the plant's roots.
Perdue Visit link Perdue says that 4-H members are proof that you don't have to be an adult to make a difference.
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