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

    • New Additions
    • Published 8/25/2016 by Robert Westerfield
    • Inventory your landscape and install new plant selections accordingly.
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    • Lightning Strikes
    • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
    • Georgia producers should be wary of lightning strikes when working in fields.
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    • White Mold Disease
    • Published 8/25/2016 by Clint Thompson
    • UGA Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait stresses there is still time to treat for white mold disease.
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    • Heirlooms at Rock Eagle
    • Published 8/25/2016 by Merritt Melancon
    • Rock Eagle 4-H gardeners are asking their middle Georgia neighbors to share their seeds this fall.
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    • High Quality Hay
    • Published 8/19/2016 by Dennis Hancock
    • After a record-breaking 2015 contest, Southeastern Hay Contest looks to attract more forage producers to the competition.
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    • GMO Safety
    • Published 8/18/2016
    • GMOs undergo years of safety testing and have been proven safe before they make it to the supermarket.
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    • Royal beauty
    • Published 8/18/2016 by Norman Winter
    • Brazil flower grows tall and puts off royal purple blooms until frost arrives.
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    • Grazing School
    • Published 8/18/2016 by Dennis Hancock
    • UGA Extension Grazing School offers latest tactics to improve pastures, hay quality and cattle health.
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