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
Beyond Hemp UGA horticulture experts offer advice on growing medicinal herbs in landscapes and gardens.
Rural Stress Weather and finances top farmers’ sources of stress
Capitol 4-H Day 2020 UGA Extension has held 4-H Day at the state Capitol for more than 30 years.
Toews will succeed retiring West UGA Entomologist Michael Toews will take over as assistant dean of UGA Tifton campus in March.
Pollinator Plants UGA Extension and UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia build pollinator protection coalition.
Chapel Restoration Beloved chapel will soon reopen at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.
San Jose Scale Early springlike temperatures could mean more pests in peach orchards this year.
Wine Producers Conference Chateau Elan hosts Georgia Wine Producers for annual conference.
Radon Poster Contest Gwinnett and Clarke county students take home awards for top radon education posters.
Food E-Talk UGA Extension helps launch SNAP-Ed's Food E-Talk nutrition education program across the state.
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