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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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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

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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

 


Native Plants
Native Plants Native landscapes are an important part of ecological preservation, and conservation is necessary to prevent the extinction of native species. By Leslie Matos | Published: 8/3/2021
Avian Academy
Avian Academy The free, three-day program hosted by the Department of Poultry Science invited participants to explore various areas of poultry science and the poultry industry through lessons on internal anatomy, embryology, processing, poultry judging and more. By Claire Marie Coleman | Published: 8/3/2021
Forestry Invitational
Forestry Invitational The winning Georgia 4-H forestry team, coached by Paul Pugliese, included members Sasha Morgan, Bethany Craven, Gabriel Craven, and Gus Federico.  By William C. Worrell | Published: 7/30/2021
Milkweed Hybridization
Milkweed Hybridization CAES researchers created the first successful interspecific hybridization of milkweed, landing them the cover of the July issue of HortScience. By Leslie Matos | Published: 7/29/2021
Vineyard Internships
Vineyard Internships A partnership between CAES and the Winegrowers Association of Georgia offers students an opportunity to explore the world of viticulture and enology. By Caroline Hinton | Published: 7/28/2021
Sleep Solutions
Sleep Solutions Bedtimes can make a difference in children's mood and ability at school. By Christina Conner | Published: 7/27/2021
Hemp Genetics
Hemp Genetics UGA study finds a high level of inconsistency among hemp accessions and plants, the researchers caution growers to carefully evaluate their crops. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 7/26/2021
Tree Flagging
Tree Flagging Cicadas' egg laying habits can damage branches on trees where the brood emerged. By Ashley Hoppers | Published: 7/23/2021
TifSport and TifGrand
TifSport and TifGrand UGA’s TifSport and TifGrand, tough and durable bermudagrasses, were decades in the making. By Leigh Beeson | Published: 7/23/2021
Tokyo Games
Tokyo Games Three former Georgia 4-H’ers will travel to Tokyo to represent the U.S. in shooting sports. By Courtney Cameron | Published: 7/22/2021
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