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Mission of Bleckley County Cooperative Extension

The Bleckley County Cooperative Extension Office extends lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families.


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The Bleckley County Extension Office extends a wealth of information and education to its citizens through various program areas.  Some of the most popular services include:

  • 4-H & Youth Programs
  • Soil and Water Testing for Agricultural Producers and Homeowners
  • Soil & Water Conservation Programs
  • Guidance and Advice on Food Safety and Preservation
  • Health Programs like Walk Georgia
  • Research-Based Advice for Production Crops

 


Extension News
Beyond Hemp
Beyond Hemp UGA horticulture experts offer advice on growing medicinal herbs in landscapes and gardens. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/20/2020
Rural Stress
Rural Stress Weather and finances top farmers’ sources of stress By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon | Published: 2/19/2020
Capitol 4-H Day 2020
Capitol 4-H Day 2020 UGA Extension has held 4-H Day at the state Capitol for more than 30 years. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere | Published: 2/14/2020
Toews will succeed retiring West
Toews will succeed retiring West UGA Entomologist Michael Toews will take over as assistant dean of UGA Tifton campus in March. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers | Published: 2/13/2020
Pollinator Plants
Pollinator Plants UGA Extension and UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia build pollinator protection coalition. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 2/4/2020
Chapel Restoration
Chapel Restoration Beloved chapel will soon reopen at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/4/2020
San Jose Scale
San Jose Scale Early springlike temperatures could mean more pests in peach orchards this year. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras, Sharon Dowdy, Emily Cabrera | Published: 2/4/2020
Wine Producers Conference
Wine Producers Conference Chateau Elan hosts Georgia Wine Producers for annual conference. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras, Sharon Dowdy, Emily Cabrera, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 1/29/2020
Radon Poster Contest
Radon Poster Contest Gwinnett and Clarke county students take home awards for top radon education posters. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras, Sharon Dowdy, Emily Cabrera, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/28/2020
Food E-Talk
Food E-Talk UGA Extension helps launch SNAP-Ed's Food E-Talk nutrition education program across the state. By Maria M. Lameiras, Merritt Melancon, Cristina deRevere, J. Faith Peppers, Merritt Melancon, Maria M. Lameiras, Sharon Dowdy, Emily Cabrera, Sharon Dowdy, Merritt Melancon, Cal Powell | Published: 1/28/2020
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