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
Wildlife Contest link Students learn critical thinking skills, science, life skills through wildlife program.
Talbot Team link Nutrition educator and 4-H leader join UGA Extension team in Talbot County.
October Climate link October's warm, wet weather helped ease Georgia's late summer drought.
Ambrosia Beetles link Entomologists aim to eradicate problems created by ambrosia beetles on pecan, ornamental and fruit trees.
Mole Control link Fall is white grub hatching time and moles love to dig for grubs.
Peach Production link Even during the off-season for peach production, mature trees need approximately 15 gallons of water per tree every day.
Hay Contest link All of the winners were announced at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, on Oct. 15.
Food Security Summit link National food security experts convene in Athens to collaborate on solutions to hunger.
Monarch Butterflies link Plant a fall migration garden to attract Monarch butterfly populations.
Pumpkin Pointers link UGA Extension offers tips on growing and cooking pumpkins.
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