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
National Honor link Mason McClintock receives $5,000 scholarship and will serve as 4-H’s national youth spokesperson for civic engagement.
Wood Ash link UGA specialist says that, used sparingly, wood ash can help establish a healthy pH level in garden soil.
Award Winners link Tim Coolong received the Donnie H. Morris Award of Excellence in Extension.
Timber Stands link Timber stand improvement method perfect for small-acreage landowners.
New Pecan Cultivar link Scab disease, which thrives in wet, humid conditions, can infect the nut in the early stages of development and cause the pecan to fall off.
Mold Removal link As flood waters recede, cleanup begins.
Radon Posters link Radon poster contest taps kids' creativity to teach about the dangers of radon.
Radon Educator link Environmental health expert helps Georgians protect their homes against radon.
Radon Education link UGA Extension can help Georgians protect their homes from radon.
2018 Weather link Last year's weather reduced fruit yields, delayed planting and blew down pecans, cotton and timber
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