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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
Fragrant Garden link Some plants can bring amazing fragrances to home landscapes, UGA agent says. By Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
Soil Mixes link UGA expert says good vegetables begin with good soil. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder | Published: 9/20/2018
'Automower' link UGA is weighing the pros and cons of battery-charged 'automower.' By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 9/20/2018
Fall Veggies link Seed or transplant, now is the time to plant a fall garden vegetables. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams | Published: 9/17/2018
Sun & Soil link Test soil and pick the perfect spot before putting seeds or plants in fall gardens. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams | Published: 9/17/2018
Whitefly Management link UGA Extension believes scouting remains the best course of action to stay ahead of whiteflies. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams, Clint Thompson | Published: 9/12/2018
Georgia Peanuts link UGA Peanut Team works to keep Georgia the top peanut producing state. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/12/2018
Combatting Rural Stress link “Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions” will assemble experts from across the country to discuss the challenges facing rural Americans. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon | Published: 9/13/2018
Field Day link UGA highlights research and shares findings at field day events. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere | Published: 9/11/2018
Watermelon Contest link Watermelon weighing in at 168 pounds takes top 4-H prize. By Josh Fuder, Josh Fuder, Sharon Dowdy, Beverly Adams, Beverly Adams, Clint Thompson, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, Sage Barnard | Published: 9/12/2018
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