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?
Annual Weather Review Wet conditions in 2021 made fields difficult to enter and caused significant crop impacts.
National 4-H Winners Ben Hill County 4-H team swept the competition, earning the national championship in the Consumer Decision Making Contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado.
Radon Action Month UGA Radon Program urges Georgians to test for radon this January.
Feb 6 Elevate Your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
- Virtual Event
Mar 19 - Mar 20 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Southeast 4-H Event
- Alma, GA - (46.0 Miles)
Mar 19 - Mar 20 Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - Southwest 4-H Project Achievement
- Kathleen, GA - (55.0 Miles)