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UGA Extension agents, staff and trained volunteers keep local communities informed through county Extension offices. We offer reliable information and programs in the areas of agriculture, food, families, the environment, and 4-H youth development. Let us help you learn, grow, and do more!
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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
Alumni Awards link Agricultural advocates and educators top this year’s list of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association’s best and brightest alumni. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/10/2019
"Life 101" link Randolph County and Whitfield County 4-H programs combine to host "Life 101" conferences. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/9/2019
Hot and Dry link September saw drought expand across Georgia. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox | Published: 10/10/2019
SNAP-ED Toolkit link Food eTalk and Food Talk: Better U will help SNAP participants eat healthy meals. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell | Published: 10/9/2019
Forestry Skills link Coweta County team, Oconee County's Kalani  Washington win top honors. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere | Published: 10/8/2019
Classic City Awards link After a long summer, the Trials Gardens at UGA recognizes plants that can take the heat. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon | Published: 10/8/2019
Fall Gardening link Fall is the time to prune and put your lawn to bed. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Campbell Vaughn | Published: 10/8/2019
Producer Meetings link UGA Extension urges farmers impacted by trade, Hurricane Michael and farm bill to attend producer meetings. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Campbell Vaughn, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/4/2019
Farm Tour link UGA President Jere W. Morehead and Agriculture Commissioner of Georgia Gary Black participated in southeast Georgia agriculture tour. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Campbell Vaughn, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson | Published: 10/2/2019
Fall Lawns link Treat drought stricken lawns with special care, says UGA Extension specialist. By Merritt Melancon, Clint Thompson, Pam Knox, Cal Powell, Cristina deRevere, Merritt Melancon, Campbell Vaughn, Clint Thompson, Clint Thompson, Clint Waltz | Published: 10/1/2019
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