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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
Pecan Tree Management link Young, stressed trees and those planted in poorly drained soil are at risk for beetle damage. By Clint Thompson | Published: 2/22/2018
Irrigation Maintenance link Proper irrigation maintenance helps farmers avoid system malfunctions during the growing season. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 2/20/2018
Andress Honored link Georgia FCS teachers honor leader of UGA's statewide home food processing and preservation program. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/19/2018
Pest Management Field Day link University of Georgia blueberry research will be on display at a field day in Alma next week By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/15/2018
Flu Prevention link A healthy diet can also protect against the flu. Flu symptoms include fever, chills, cough, sore throat and runny nose. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan | Published: 2/15/2018
Flower Gardens link Growing cut flowers at home is possible with the right knowledge. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan, Paul A. Thomas | Published: 2/15/2018
Conservation Innovation Grant link The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan, Paul A. Thomas, Clint Thompson | Published: 2/15/2018
Seed Shopping link Add some unique vegetables to your spring garden by ordering through a seed catalog. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan, Paul A. Thomas, Clint Thompson, Alicia Holloway | Published: 2/15/2018
Cowpea Curculio link UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan, Paul A. Thomas, Clint Thompson, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan | Published: 2/9/2018
Rock Eagle Ropes link Georgia 4-H ropes course at Rock Eagle open to kids 11 and up next weekend. By Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Cristina deRevere, Julie Jernigan, Paul A. Thomas, Clint Thompson, Alicia Holloway, Julie Jernigan, Jessica Cameron Torhan | Published: 2/8/2018
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