Franklin County Staff
Franklin County Staff

The Franklin 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 Franklin 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.

90 East Court Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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

Main Office: (540) 483-5161
Fax: (540) 483-0807
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Situation Analysis Reports

Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.

Situation Analysis Reports

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

Foothills Produce Auction, LLC

Who: Foothills Produce Auction, LLC

What: Wholesale Produce Auction

When: Tuesdays and Fridays beginning at 9:30 a.m.; Starts May 6, 2016

Where: 359 Boones Mill Road, Boones Mill, VA 24065

Why: Foothills Produce Auction will serve as a source for selling or buying wholesale lots of fresh produce, hanging baskets, plants, and similar agricultural goods. Details are set forth in buyer and seller guidelines that have been established by the auction board. Contacts for the auction are the general manager, Myron Bowman, 540-263-1525 and additional contact Ellis Peters, 540-420-1947.

2016 4-H Summer Camp

When: June 20-24, 2016

Who: Youth Ages 9-13

Cost: $240.00 Applications for need-based partial Scholarship are available upon request, please call the office. You can pick one up at the office of VCE, 90 East Court Street, Rocky Mount or call us and we can email it to you.

Additional Information: 4-H Camp Registration Form - A deposit of $50.00 is required to secure a place at Camp. You may also pay the full amount. Once the registration form is received you will receive the class list and the other registration forms. If you apply for a scholarship, the form must accompany this registration form. Remember to get your forms in As Soon As Possible!

2016 4-H Summer Camp Registration (PDF | 611KB)

4-H Wants You!

4-H Wants You!

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