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UGA Extension has provided online educational programming, consultations and essential lab services during the COVID-19 pandemic while observing safe health practices for employees and the public. We offer resources for adults and 4-H youth on health, food, finances, parenting, agriculture and more. For the latest status on programs, contact your local Extension office or visit the events calendar.

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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

 


Volunteer Power
Volunteer Power University of Georgia Cooperative Extension honors thousands of volunteers who facilitate programming around the state levels. By Sheri Dorn | Published: 4/19/2021
Young farmer honored in Early County
Young farmer honored in Early County Despite muscular dystrophy, young farmer's passion is leading him to success By Sean Montgomery | Published: 4/19/2021
Precision Poultry Conference
Precision Poultry Conference This free, all-day precision poultry farming conference will be held virtually May 4.. By Claire Marie Coleman | Published: 4/14/2021
Kids Cooking Club
Kids Cooking Club Since April 2020, the kids cooking club has reached more than 550 youth of all ages — from age 4 up to 18 — and has built a loyal fan base of students who participate regularly. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 4/13/2021
Brood X
Brood X Largest brood of 17-year cicadas emerging in U.S. this spring. By Sean Montgomery | Published: 4/9/2021
Bee-friendly lawn
Bee-friendly lawn UGA researchers discover a turfgrass that acts as a bee-friendly lawn By Maggie Narvil | Published: 4/7/2021
Tastier Tomatoes
Tastier Tomatoes Qian Feng found that through selective breeding to increase the size, shell and disease resistance of tomatoes, farmers and producers created a less intense tasting and less nutritious tomato. By Austin Clark | Published: 4/7/2021
Imidacloprid Residue
Imidacloprid Residue A UGA researcher developed a more accurate understanding of the lethal and sublethal effects of neonicotinoid exposure on blue orchard mason bees. By Ian Bennett | Published: 4/6/2021
Brain Glue
Brain Glue Reparative hydrogel mimics the composition and mechanics of the brain. By Charlene Betourney | Published: 4/6/2021
Horticulture Club Scholarship
Horticulture Club Scholarship In January, the UGA Horticulture Club donated a total of $27,200 to two scholarship funds, the Horticulture Scholarship Fund and the Paul Thomas Floriculture Scholarship Endowment. By Caroline Odom | Published: 4/2/2021
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