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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

 


Extension News
Wildlife Contest
Wildlife Contest link Students learn critical thinking skills, science, life skills through wildlife program. By Cristina deRevere | Published: 11/1/2019
Talbot Team
Talbot Team link Nutrition educator and 4-H leader join UGA Extension team in Talbot County. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 11/8/2019
October Climate
October Climate link October's warm, wet weather helped ease Georgia's late summer drought. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox | Published: 11/7/2019
Ambrosia Beetles
Ambrosia Beetles link Entomologists aim to eradicate problems created by ambrosia beetles on pecan, ornamental and fruit trees. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers | Published: 11/4/2019
Mole Control
Mole Control link Fall is white grub hatching time and moles love to dig for grubs. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese | Published: 10/31/2019
Peach Production
Peach Production link Even during the off-season for peach production, mature trees need approximately 15 gallons of water per tree every day. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/30/2019
Hay Contest
Hay Contest link All of the winners were announced at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, on Oct. 15. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/29/2019
Food Security Summit
Food Security Summit link National food security experts convene in Athens to collaborate on solutions to hunger. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/24/2019
Monarch Butterflies
Monarch Butterflies link Plant a fall migration garden to attract Monarch butterfly populations. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Becky Griffin | Published: 10/23/2019
Pumpkin Pointers
Pumpkin Pointers link UGA Extension offers tips on growing and cooking pumpkins. By Cristina deRevere, Sharon Dowdy, Pam Knox, Maria Sellers, Paul Pugliese, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Merritt Melancon, Becky Griffin, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 10/18/2019
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