Due to new phone service , please call our Temporary phone number if you need assistance (leave a message and we will get back with you): 229-922-0277
Office Closed to the public due to COVID-19.
We will still answer phone calls and process soil tests - please leave in the mailbox outside and we will bill you for the sample.
The Ben Hill County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education.
Some of our services include:
- Soil Tests & Water Tests
- Researched-Based Advice for Production Crops
- 4-H Summer Camps
- 4-H Competitive Events
Have questions or want to know more?
MCR Genes They can travel on food and people and are causing antibiotic resistance.
"Hearts of Glass" UGA horticulture offers viewing and discussion of film about Vertical Harvest, a Jackson, Wyoming, agribusiness that facilitates high-quality food production while providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Fire ant supergene Newly discovered supergene in fire ants leads to variation in long-term behavior.
Nov 9 - Nov 10 Manager ServSafe Training UGA Sumter County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, both days. $140.00
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Nov 14 - Nov 15 Toombs County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders 4-H Project Achievement
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Mar 13 - Mar 14 Bacon County District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Grades 4-H Project Achievement
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