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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
  • Guidance and Advice on Food Safety and Preservation
  • Health Programs like Walk Georgia
  • Research-Based Advice for Production Crops

 


Extension News
Grazing School 2017 link Advanced grazing school promises to get into the weeds on topics including advanced fencing systems and soil health. By Dennis Hancock | Published: 8/17/2017
Brown-eyed Susan link Brown-eyed Susan is native to most of the country and cold hardy from Texas to Minnesota. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter | Published: 8/17/2017
Drink Water link Unless you are an athlete, sports drinks are not the best choice for staying hydrated. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts | Published: 8/17/2017
Peanut Crop link According to UGA Extension agronomist Scott Monfort, there are 828,000 certified peanut acres planted in Georgia this year. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/17/2017
New Faculty Tour link Tour stops at UGA Griffin and Tifton campuses. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/10/2017
Panicle Hydrangeas link Panicle hydrangeas are smaller and have more flowers than their mophead cousins. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter | Published: 8/10/2017
Cyberbullying link Parents need to prepare to equip teens to be resilient and kind while online. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke | Published: 8/9/2017
Spalding FACS Agent link After two decades, Spalding County finally welcomes Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent to community. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 8/8/2017
Reagan Noland link New Extension agronomist is responsible for commodities with farm gate value of more than $450 million. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/8/2017
Georgia's Corn Crop link If and when to irrigate are important decisions growers will make in preparation for harvest season. By Dennis Hancock, Norman Winter, Alexis Roberts, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Norman Winter, Erica Cooke, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 8/8/2017
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