Goochland Extension Office
Goochland Extension Office

The Goochland 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 Goochland 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.

1876 Sandy Hook Rd
P.O. Box 20
Goochland, VA 23063

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

Main Office: (804) 556-5841
Fax: (804) 556-3144
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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

Would you like to learn more about Goochland County?

The Goochland Leadership Enterprise (GLE) is now accepting applications for its 19th Class. GLE classes introduce Goochland residents to their county by providing information on topics such as the county’s history, county departments and services, agriculture, economic development and the budget process. Participants are introduced to both country and state government officials. GLE hosts 14 sessions, typically every other Thursday, at 7:00 PM from mid-September through mid-March. Sessions are held at different locations in the county to provide further insight into Goochland's history and environment. Registration is in progress and continues until Septembertember. For additional information, brochure, and applications call the Goochland Extension Office at 804-556-5841.

Schedule for GLE's 19th Class                                                                   

Session Name Date
Class Orientation & Pictorial Tour of County September17
Goochland History     October 01     
County Administration, Revenue, Treasurer   October 14
Sheriff, Clerk of Courts, and Commonwealth’s Attorney October 29
Agriculture and Natural Resources   November 12
Education December 03
County Development     December 17
Community & Government Services   January 07
Business and Economic Development January 21
Dinner with Board of Supervisors (Tuesday)    February 02
State Legislature (Day at the State Capital) (Monday)    February 15
Leadership: Getting Involved! February 25
Graduation Dinner   March 10

2015 Goochland Leadership Enterprise Brochure (PDF | 666KB)

2015 Goochland Leadership Enterprise Application (PDF | 67KB)

Backyard Poultry Workshops

Chesterfield County

When: Friday, January 15, 2016

Where: Chesterfield Extension Office, 6807 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: The cost to attend the workshop is $10, which includes your lunch.

Registration: Please register Online, mailing in the attached form or by calling 804-751-4401, by January 8th for the Chesterfield Workshop.

Backyard Poultry Workshops Flyer (PDF | 550KB)

Goochland County

When: Monday, February 15, 2016

Where: Workshop will be held at the Goochland Public Library.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: The cost to attend the workshop is $10, which includes your lunch.

Registration: Registration and payment can be brought to 1876 Sandy Hook Rd Goochland, Va 23063 or mailed to P.O. Box 20 Goochland, Va 23063, or register by calling (804) 556- 5841.

Backyard Poultry Workshops Flyer (PDF | 550KB)

Goochland and/or Powhatan Extension Offices’ E-mail Mailing Lists

Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Goochland and/or Powhatan Extension offices’ e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you out at an upcoming educational event soon!”

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