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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?

Contact Us!


Ben Hill County UGA Extension
  • Poultry Litter Poultry Litter New research between UGA's Department of Poultry Science and the U.S. National Poultry Research Center has found that reusing poultry litter can help bolster the birds' immune system and help prevent the transfer of antibiotic resistance between bacterial species. By Emily S Davenport | Published: 9/28/2022
  • Urban Bee Conservation Urban Bee Conservation A mix of buildings and forest increases the number of species of bees in a given area. By Amanda Budd | Published: 9/27/2022
  • Joro Watch Initiative Joro Watch Initiative According to a team of University of Georgia experts collecting data about the spiders through the newly formed Joro Watch initiative, it’s best to put down the stick (for now) and pick up a camera. By Jordan Powers | Published: 9/26/2022
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