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
Toxic Algae link Summer heat and dry weather set the stage for harmful algae in state's ponds.
Watermelon Contest link Walton County 4-H'er takes top prize with 135-pound watermelon.
Summer Drought link Dryland peanuts, which make up about half of Georgia's annual peanut crop, have been vulnerable to dry conditions this summer.
Pecan Field Day link Growers invited to learn the latest research on pecan production in Appling County.
One Georgia link One Georgia shows 4-H members what it's like on the other side of the ag "fence."
Forage Pest Management link UGA Extension forage specialist says not to apply insecticide until Bermuda grass has green leaves.
Master 4-H'ers link Georgia 4-H members compete, celebrate at annual State Congress event.
Corn Irrigation link UGA Extension specialist says irrigation streaking a problem in Georgia fields this year.
Peachy Crop link After losing 80% of their crop in 2017 and 50% of their crop in 2018, Georgia peach farmers are optimistic about this year's yield.
Atlanta History Center link 4-H'ers from urban and rural Georgia celebrate the state's history at 4-H Day at the Atlanta History Center.
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