Campbell County VCE
Campbell County VCE

The Campbell 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 Campbell 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.

163 Kabler Lane
Rustburg, VA 24588

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

Main Office: (434) 332-9538
Fax: (434) 332-9647
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Language Interpretation Services Now Available

If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more

2016 Campbell County 4-H Camp

It’s 4-H Camp time! The 2016 4-H Summer Camp will be held July 18-22, 2016. We want to inform of you of some exciting changes regarding 4-H Camp sign-up. Over the years, we have had requests for an open registration as opposed to a one day sign-up. This year we are going to try the open registration. This will allow you to mail or bring by your registration and payment. Registration will remain open until camp is filled.

2016 Campbell County 4-H Camp Registration Packet (PDF | 475KB)

SOVA Agricultural Experience

SovaAg.com was created to help highlight Agritourism opportunities in Southern Virginia and connect local family farms with the community at large. Agritourism is where Virginia’s top two industries of agriculture and tourism intersect, as farms offer fun and educational experiences to community members, providing them opportunities to get outdoors and be physically active, while learning about agriculture, seeing where their food comes from, and enjoying a variety of authentic farm experiences. Our region has a rich agriculture heritage and is home to many family farms producing fresh foods right in our own backyards. There is an obvious need to connect these farmers with the community members who need access to the foods they are producing, as well as a need for nutrition education and local food systems to help improve the health of residents in the area. Check out our directory page to find a great Agritourism opportunity in your own backyard!

The Southern Virginia Agricultural Experience is a collaborative effort made up of Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agents from Pittsylvania County, Halifax County, and Campbell County. Ashley Nauta, Livvy Preisser, & Jamie Stowe were brought on in 2014/2015 to lead the team and help provide area farmers with the tools necessary to promote their businesses and increase awareness of fresh, healthy, locally produced food, and fun outdoor family experiences. With a special focus in Ag Marketing/Agritourism, our team is passionate about making the public aware of all the amazing farmers that call Southern Virginia home.

SOVA Agricultural Experience Website

SOVA Agricultural Experience on Facebook

Campbell County Agriculture 2016

Agritourism

  • Dark Leaf Farms
  • Melrose Bison Farm
  • Yoder's Farm

Campbell Agricultural Offices

  • Campbell County Virginia Cooperative Extension & 4-H Youth Development
  • Campbell County Economic Development
  • Farm Service Agency
  • Natural Resources Conservation Services
  • Virginia Department of Forestry

Farmers Markets

  • Altavista Farmers Market
  • Brookneal Market
  • Forest Farmers Market
  • Lynchburg Community Market
  • Lynchburg Grows

Veterinarians

  • Concord Veterinary Services LLC.
  • Rustburg Veterinary Clinic

 

Restaurants

  • Auburnlea Farms Corner Market

Slaughterhouses & Livestock Market

  • Peaks Slaughter House
  • Schrock’s Slaughter House
  • 7 Hills Food Company
  • Lynchburg Livestock Market

Farm Stores

  • Bartlett’s Milling
  • Dodd’s Farm Supply
  • Gary’s Garden Center

Wineries

  • DeVault Vineyards
  • Sans Soucy Vineyards

Campbell County Agriculture 2016 Brochure (PDF | 2MB)

Hill City Master Gardeners

Volunteers who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service to improve gardening skills throughout the community through education. Program objectives are implemented through the training of local volunteers known as Master Gardeners. We collaborate with Extension to conduct youth and community education; establish and maintain demonstration gardens; organize a Home Visit team; and provide a speakers bureau. We work with special audiences in the community for youth and community outreach of a horticultural nature. We recruit and educate new Master Gardener candidates for effective volunteering.  Master Gardeners are local volunteers in your community who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension service to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve your community’s quality of life through various horticultural projects.  For more information, please visit our website: www.hcmga.com

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