Frederick County Staff
Frederick County Staff

The Frederick 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 Frederick 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.

107 N. Kent Street
2nd Floor
Winchester, VA 22601

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

Main Office: (540) 665-5699
Fax: (540) 722-8380
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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

2017 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program

The 2017 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program will be held on January 10, 2017 (snow date:  January 12th) at the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center in Front Royal, VA. Registration will be $40 for those who register before 5:00 p.m. December 16th. For those who register December 17 through January 4, the fee will be $50. A registration brochure is attached. If you register for more than one person, please submit each person on their own form. No registration or payments will be accepted the day of the event;  credit cards cannot be accepted for payment.

2017 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Program Brochure and Registration (PDF | 168KB)

2017 Master Food Volunteer Training

Virginia Cooperative Extension will be offering a four-day Master Food Volunteer certification training for residents of Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah, Page, and Warren Counties! The trainings will be held at the Virginia Cooperative Extension-Shenandoah County Office, 600 North Main Street, Woodstock, VA. The dates for the four-day training are March 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

If you are interested in becoming a Master Food Volunteer, please call the Virginia Cooperative Extension – Frederick County Office at 540-665-5699 or email rdavis58@vt.edu. There are a limited amount of spaces available, so please get your applications in quickly! The deadline for applications will be February 3, 2017. Class size is limited to five so don’t delay in registering. Potential volunteers must be interviewed before applications are accepted, and background checks are conducted on all VCE volunteers.

2017 Master Food Volunteer Training News Release (PDF | 76KB)

2017 Master Food Volunteer Training Brochure (PDF | 745KB)

Pest Management Guides Available

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The 2016 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.