l to r: Carolyn LaVoie, UAA; Mary Catherine "Kate" Lawrence, ANR Extension Agent; Katherine E. Carter, Unit Coordinator & 4-H Extension Agent
l to r: Carolyn LaVoie, UAA; Mary Catherine "Kate" Lawrence, ANR Extension Agent; Katherine E. Carter, Unit Coordinator & 4-H Extension Agent

The Botetourt 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 Botetourt 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.

Mailing address: PO Box 217
Physical address: 9 West Main Street
Fincastle, VA 24090

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

Main Office: (540) 473-8260
Fax: (540) 473-8379
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3rd Annual BOTETOURT COUNTY FAIR!

Open to public:  Friday, August 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm

                           Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

                           Carnival Grounds, Lowe Street, Buchanan, VA  

Admission is Free

Come out and enjoy all that Botetourt County Agriculture, 4-H and FFA has to offer!

4-H Youth Livestock Shows, Homemaking exhibits, Agriculture Demonstrations, 4-H Youth Horse Show, Poultry Auction, Food concessions, vendor booths, local entertainment and 4-H youth talent show performers, adult and children activities and much more!

Homemaking Exhibits and Rules   

Vendor application

4-H Youth Livestock Rules

4-H Youth Livestock Entry form

4-H Youth Horse Show Rules and Entry form

Schedule of Events

Contact VCE - Botetourt Office, (540)473-8260 if you have questions.

4-H Community Clubs in Botetourt County - come and join!

  • 4-H Horse and Pony Club - click here for brochure
  • 4-H Shooting Education Club - click here for brochure
  • 4-H Kids and Critters Club - learn and take care of livestock; learn leadership skills; compete in events; field trips and more! click here
  • 4-H Honey Club - learn about bees and where and how honey is made.  Work with real hives!Click here for brochure

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