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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
Network Leader link Interim director named for UGA Automated Environmental Monitoring Network. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/15/2018
Safer Fruit link Avoid illness by cleaning melons before slicing them and refrigerating any leftovers. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/14/2018
4-H20 Camp link Three-day camp brings south Georgia 4-H'ers to UGA's Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla, Georgia. By Lydia Connell | Published: 6/13/2018
Time to Can link Check lids, jars and canning racks before it's time to can your produce. By Christina Conner | Published: 6/13/2018
Turfgrass Field Day link UGA event will highlight the latest research on turfgrasses. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/12/2018
UGA Farm Tours link Summer farm tours explore agricultural research this summer. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/1/2018
Ocean to Table link UGA Extension agent works to educate Georgians about state's seafood industry. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/8/2018
Carpenter Bees link Carpenter bees are back and ready to do damage. By Wade Hutcheson | Published: 6/6/2018
Messy Lawns link Mowing lawns after lots of rainfall can be like cutting hay. By Clint Waltz | Published: 6/7/2018
Whitefly Update link Whiteflies cause feeding injury issues in vegetables and can transmit crippling viruses. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/6/2018
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