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
  • Guidance and Advice on Food Safety and Preservation
  • Health Programs like Walk Georgia
  • Research-Based Advice for Production Crops


Extension News

    • Organic Gardening
    • Published 10/21/2016 by Timothy Daly
    • Organic gardening is more than just a growing method that reduces pesticides.
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    • Zika Virus Research
    • Published 10/20/2016 by Charlene Betourney
    • UGA research finds evidence in 'chick model' that Zika virus takes hold in the first trimester.
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    • Floral Beauty
    • Published 10/19/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Whether solid in color or multi-colored, zinnias are easy to grow and add breathtaking beauty to the garden.
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    • New Turf Researcher
    • Published 10/18/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Jespersen studies what stresses turfgrass while adjusting to life on the UGA Griffin campus.
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    • Sunbelt 2016
    • Published 10/18/2016 by Clint Thompson
    • President Morehead visits Expo for fourth straight year
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    • Foundation Plants
    • Published 10/17/2016 by Paul Pugliese
    • Before putting plants beside your home's foundation, follow these tips from UGA Extension.
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    • Wet soil
    • Published 10/13/2016 by Frank Watson
    • Rain from hurricane leaves Georgia fields, lawns waterlogged.
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    • Mold control
    • Published 10/13/2016 by Sharon Dowdy
    • Control moisture indoors to keep mold at bay, UGA Extension expert says.
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    • Farmer of the Year
    • Published 10/13/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • Georgia Farmer of the Year John McCormick to be recognized at Sunbelt Agricultural Expo in Moultrie.
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    • Storm Damage
    • Published 10/13/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Clean up storm-damaged landscape one area, or one tree, at a time.
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