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
Global Resource One-of-a-kind lab conducts and collaborates in worldwide research on the black fly.
Researcher Honored Blaauw’s research focuses on the No. 1 pest concern for peach growers in Georgia — San Jose scale.
40 Under 40 Peach researcher and UGA Extension specialist honored for accomplishments.
Midville Field Day 2020 Research and Extension faculty will present current research conducted at the Midville facility to include agronomic, pest and disease management of row crops as well as plant breeding and variety trials.
Zoom into Science Georgia 4-H virtual science series continues into fall.
4-H State Achievement Series Elements of State 4-H Congress continued online and new Master 4-H'ers announced.
Whitefly Management Silverleaf whitefly is an economically significant pest of numerous crops in Georgia, including cotton and a wide variety of vegetables.
Building Better Tomatoes New analysis of genetic variation among tomatoes uncovered large-scale differences in DNA between varieties.
Youth mental health A recent survey commissioned by the National 4‑H Council finds that 7 in 10 teens are struggling with mental health in the wake of COVID-19.
Georgia 4-H Board of Directors New youth leadership board elected in Georgia 4-H during virtual series.