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

 


Extension News



    • Container herbs
    • Published 2/16/2017 by Norman Winter
    • Herbs can provide flavor to dishes and color, texture to container gardens.
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    • Arbor Day
    • Published 2/16/2017 by Merritt Melancon
    • For Georgians looking to plant trees the time is now; Georgia's Arbor Day is on Feb. 17
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    • Healthy Trees
    • Published 2/16/2017 by Merritt Melancon
    • Common lawn herbicides can cause lasting damage to landscape trees if not used carefully.
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    • Post Valentine's Day
    • Published 2/15/2017 by Keishon Thomas
    • Invest time in your relationships all year long, not just on designated days.
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    • Cotton Equipment Donation
    • Published 2/14/2017 by Clint Thompson
    • Funston Gin provided UGA's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park with a module builder and boll buggy to help with cotton harvest.
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    • Irrigation Maintenance
    • Published 2/14/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • Leaky pipes, flat tires and damaged sprinklers are all problems that could impact production during growing season.
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    • Hometown Tea
    • Published 2/6/2017 by Merritt Melancon
    • Locally grown tea could soon be steeping in coffee houses and on kitchen tables.
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    • Early Risers
    • Published 2/9/2017 by Norman Winter
    • You say "narcissus," I say "daffodil." We all say "spring!"
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    • Pecan Crop
    • Published 2/8/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • Two hurricanes, drought had impact on Georgia's pecan acreage, but overall yield and prices were encouraging.
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