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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
Pennisi Awarded link UGA Griffin faculty member selected for public service fellowship. By 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, 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, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/13/2019
Bee Institute link Beginners, advanced beekeepers will learn the latest at yearly workshop. By 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court, Pam Knox, Sharon Dowdy, Bryce Ethridge | Published: 5/8/2019
Centennial Celebration link Campus dedicates Centennial Garden during afternoon's festivities. By Sharon Dowdy, Clint Waltz, Clint Thompson, Sharon Dowdy, Sage Barnard, Adam N Rabinowitz, Christa Court, Pam Knox, Sharon Dowdy, Bryce Ethridge, Clint Thompson | Published: 5/3/2019
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