Due to the shelter-in-place order from Governor Kemp, the UGA Extension- Bleckley County Office wil be closed until further notice. However, we are teleworking and able to assist if possible.
If you need immediate help, please call or text our
County Extension Coordinator, Brandi McGonagill, at 478-957-4002.
Please like Bleckley County 4-H Facebook page and follow bleckleyco_4h on Instagram for 4-H updates and activities.
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.
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
Backyard Fruits Webinar Webinar series Backyard Fruits aims to help gardeners grow fruit at home
Produce Safety UGA expert developed an online calculator and simulator to help educate farmers and Extension agents with necessary actions related to the water quality component of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Georgia 4-H Hosts Interactive Distance Learning Series An interactive distance learning series is being offered by Georgia 4-H.
Home Safety Keep kids safe at home with these tips.
Hedge Recommendations Hedges have been used for eons to define property lines.
Virtual Plant Sale UGA Trial Gardens moves popular spring plant sale online due to COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-10 Ag Safety During the current pandemic and other viral outbreaks, there are further considerations farms and agricultural businesses must take in order to protect their workers and customers.
Vegetable Planning Follow these gardening guidelines to keep you supplied with fresh vegetables throughout the season.
Georgia 4-H Hosts Online Programming Georgia 4-H moves some programming online to allow youth to participate in valuable 4-H experiences.
COVID-19 Resources As you continue to engage in social distancing over the coming weeks, refer to these recommendations from UGA Extension and cooperating institutions.