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Ben Hill County UGA Extension Office

229-922-0277

Office hours: 8 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

We are currently moving from our location on Palm St. to 321 Dewey McGlamry Rd


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!


picture of the new county extension buildingNew UGA Extension office at 321 Dewey McGlamry Rd
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Upcoming Events
  • Mar 1 Green-Up A Landscaper's Update for Central GA. Hosted by Bibb and Houston Counties.
    • Perry, GA - (57.0 Miles)
  • Mar 4 GrassMasters GrassMasters is a 7-session series focusing on forage production in Georgia. Topics include Introduction to Forages, Grazing Management, Hay Production, Forage Quality, Fertilization, Pest Management, Rainfall Simulation and using Precision Ag in Forages. The training will be held every Monday and Thursday in March with the exception of March 14th.
    • Perry, GA - (57.0 Miles)
  • Mar 7 Introduction to Home Canning: The Basics Join Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Olivia Tumlin, for an interactive learning session on the basics of home food preservation and canning! Bring your lunch and try some preserves. In this workshop, we'll cover equipment, food safety, and procedures. This class serves as the introduction to a Home Food Preservation series - keep an eye out for future canning classes!
    • Thomasville, GA - (83.0 Miles)
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