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
Pollinator Habitats link Plant trees for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
Shady Spots link UGA experts say pollinators like flowers in shade gardens, too.
Live Christmas Trees link Rooted trees can be used indoors for the holidays and be planted afterwards.
Deer Rut link Deer breeding time is determined in part by shorter days.
Holiday Terrariums link Terrariums make quick homemade gifts for last-minute crafters.
Christmas Trees link UGA Extension offers safety tips on Christmas tree management.
Golden Berry link Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry.
PlantTape Technology link All parts of onion production are being evaluated, including fertilizer and herbicide applications.
Online Shopping link Make online shopping a good experience by following advice from UGA Extension.
Roadside Show link GDOT flower plantings make roadsides beautiful and can grow in home gardens, too.
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