Bedford County Administration Building
Bedford County Administration Building

The Bedford 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 Bedford 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.

122 East Main Street
Bedford County Administration Building
Suite 102
Bedford, VA 24523

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (540) 586-7675
Fax: (540) 586-4214
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Bedford Area Farmers' Markets

Bedford is fortunate to have four Farmers' Markets at various times throughout the week. Check for dates, times, applications, etc. at:

Bedford Community Issues Assessment

The mission of Virginia Cooperative Extension is to develop educational programs based on locally identified issues.  To assess the needs of our communities, each Extension office conducts a situation analysis.  The most recent analysis was completed in early December 2013.  To read the full report, click here

Horticulture for the Home Gardener

Grow your horticulture knowledge through our computer-based, self-paced study course.  Get more details

From the Virginia Tobacco Commission

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission is funding grants for the Central Virginia Produce, Livestock, and Feed Storage System Program.  For a informational/educational session schedule as well as more details, click here


Mark your calendars NOW for the 2015 Bedford Junior 4-H Summer Camp at W. E. Skelton 4-H Center June 22 - 26, 2015.   Look for registration information or call us starting in January 2015!

Beef Quality Assurance Meeting

Approved for BQA certification and recertification.    Join us here on January 27!

Grow the Good Life 2015

Once again, the Virginia Cooperative Extension--Bedford Master Gardener Volunteers bring an invaluable program to discerning area gardeners!!  Join us. . .