UGA Extension Office


Ben Hill County UGA Extension Office


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

  • May 22 Crafting Kombucha at Home Workshop UGA Extension Grady and Thomas County will be hosting a Crafting Kombucha at Home Workshop on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 5:30 PM at the Grady County Extension Office. The all inclusive registration fee of $25 will cover the 1 hour workshop, demonstration of Kombucha Brewing, Tested Recipe, most of the Kombucha ingredients for producing Kombucha at home, pH Strips, Food Thermometer, and Kombucha Cup.
    • Cairo, GA - (88.0 Miles)
  • Jun 6 Introduction to Home Canning: Blueberry Jam Join FACS Agent Olivia Tumlin for an interactive learning session on the basics of water bath canning! We will be canning blueberry jam! The registration fee includes the verified recipe, instruction, and preserved Blueberry Jam.
    • Thomasville, GA - (83.0 Miles)
  • Jun 17 CPR Certification Class UGA Extension Grady County - FACS, in collaboration with Grady County Emergency Medical Services, will be hosting a CPR Certification Class on Monday, June 17, 2024 from 9 AM - 12 PM. Please contact Grady County FACS Extension Agent, Janette Burkes, at 229-377-1312 for more information.
    • Cairo, GA - (88.0 Miles)