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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
Freezing Onions link UGA Extension food safety pro gives tips on how to store onions. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/21/2019
Pennisi Awarded link UGA Griffin faculty member selected for public service fellowship. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/16/2019
Zoysia Shortage link Strong sales of Georgia-grown sod have some growers running low on supply. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz | Published: 5/16/2019
Organic Weed Control link Mulches and cultivation are effective tools for weed control in organic cropping systems. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
Bee Institute link Beginners, advanced beekeepers will learn the latest at yearly workshop. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/9/2019
Housing Specialist link UGA Extension community development expert supporting healthy housing ecosystem. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard | Published: 5/9/2019
No Relief link Farmers continue to struggle from hurricane without federal assistance. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court | Published: 5/9/2019
April Climate link Warm weather returns to Georgia in April, heralding the beginning of spring planting season. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court, Pam Knox | Published: 5/9/2019
Gardening Tips link Solve gardening problems by following advice from UGA Extension consumer horticulture expert. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court, Pam Knox, Sharon Dowdy | Published: 5/9/2019
Cabbage link Once disease symptoms are identified in the field, cabbage yields could already be compromised. By Sharon Dowdy, Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court, Pam Knox, Sharon Dowdy, Bryce Ethridge | Published: 5/8/2019
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