UGA Extension Office


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

    • Pecan Production Costs
    • Published 4/26/2017 by Clint Thompson
    • UGA Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells says pecans have to be protected against insect pests and disease pressure.
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    • Lady's Slipper Orchids
    • Published 4/20/2017 by Norman Winter
    • With five genera and thousands of hybrids to choose from, there's a lady's slipper orchid for everyone.
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    • Huge Blooms
    • Published 4/13/2017 by Norman Winter
    • A gift from China, hibiscus come in hundreds of varieties and most colors.
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    • Pecan Book
    • Published 4/13/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • Book covers the health advantages of pecans, the development of different varieties and the nut's surge in popularity around the world.
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    • Tax Refund
    • Published 4/11/2017 by Keishon Thomas
    • Use tax windfall to pay bills, increase savings or start a retirement fund.
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    • Thinning Pines
    • Published 4/11/2017 by Michael Anthony Foster
    • Decreasing the number of pine trees helps the remaining trees grow faster.
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    • Cotton Sustainability
    • Published 4/6/2017 by Julia Rodriguez
    • Consumer concern over cotton's environmental sustainability prompts research study.
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