Alleghany County Staff
Alleghany County Staff

The Alleghany County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.

Through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, we help the people of Alleghany County improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

100 Central Circle
Low Moor, VA 24457

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (540) 862-0369
Fax: (540) 862-0376
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.

Small Ruminant School

When: May 1st, 8th, and 10th, 2014

Where: Class room portion location 5/1 & 5/8: Buchanan Library, Buchanan VA and Hands on portion 5/10: Alpine Farm, Natural Bridge VA

Additional Information: For more information or to register contact: Kate Lawrence, Assoc. Extension Agent, ANR 540-473-8260 or

Small Ruminant School Flyer (PDF | 564KB)

Small Ruminant School Brochure and Application (PDF | 1MB)

2014 Junior 4-H Camp

When: June 30 - July 4, 2014

Where: W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, Virginia

Who: Children ages 9-13

Registration Opens: March 17th

Registration Ends: May 1st

Scholarship Application Due: May 15th

Cancellations: Must cancel before June 5th to receive refund.

Camp Fee Due: Final camp fee due June 5th

2014 Junior 4-H Camp Flyer (PDF | 514KB)

Pest Management Guides Available


The 2014 version of Virginia Cooperative Extension's Pest Management Guides are now available on our website. The guides cover Field Crops, Home Grounds and Animals, and Horticultural and Forest Crops.