Left to right:  ANR agent Cathryn Kloetzli, 4-H Agent Kathy Alstat and UAA Susan Bro
Left to right: ANR agent Cathryn Kloetzli, 4-H Agent Kathy Alstat and UAA Susan Bro

The Greene 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 Greene 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.

10013 Spotswood Trail
Stanardsville, VA 22973

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

Main Office: (434) 985-5236
Fax: (434) 985-5289
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.

2014 Drinking Water Clinic

 

Date and Time

Location

Kickoff Meeting 

Receive sample kits, an introduction to the program, and instructions.

April 15th

6 - 7 pm

William Monroe Middle School – Cafeteria

148 Monroe Drive  Stanardsville, VA 22973

Please go in the main entrance and follow VCE signs to lead you to the cafeteria.

Sample Drop-off

Drop off your sample bottles at a convenient location – we transport them to the lab.

April 16th

7:30 – 9:00 am

VCE – Greene Office

10013 Spotswood Trail  Stanardsville, VA 22973

Interpretation Meeting

Receive your confidential results, information about taking care of your water system and dealing with any problems.

May 13th

6 – 7 pm

William Monroe Middle School – Cafeteria

148 Monroe Drive  Stanardsville, VA 22973

Please go in the main entrance and follow VCE signs to lead you to the cafeteria.

How much does it cost?    $50.00 covers the cost of testing one sampling kit.

Please register early! – space is limited to 150 sampling kits. ONLY PREPAYMENT WILL RESERVE A TESTING KIT.

 Any unreserved kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cash/Checks only.      MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:      Treasurer of Virginia Tech

Mail to:   Virginia Cooperative Extension – Greene Office, 10013 Spotswood Trail  Stanardsville, VA 22973

If you have any questions contact:  Susan Bro at susanh56@vt.edu

2014 Drinking Water Clinic Flyer and Registration (PDF | 181KB)

Starting a Food Business 101

When: May 12, 2014

Where: Albemarle County Office Building: McIntire, Room 235

Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Directions: https://www.albemarle.org/page.asp?info=dir

Cost: Free

Please Register Here: https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1NfTW6KH37psXC5  

This class is geared for small-scale food business entrepreneurs – primarily those wanting to sell value-added products, and for food vendors/food trucks at local farmers’ markets. By attending this class, you will have a clearer idea of what's involved in starting a food based business and know what your next steps are to move forward with your dream. The class is structured to introduce you to a diverse array of important local resources.     

  • Introduction to Microentrepreneurship – Dr. Scott Tate
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Nora Gillespie
  • SCORE - Tom McQueeney
  • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) - Kate Weakley
  • Virginia Department of Health (VDH) - Archer Campbell
  • VA Food Works/Homegrown VA - Allie Hill
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) – Cathryn Kloetzli and Ian Pasquarelli
  • Group Q & A Session

Pest Management Guides Available

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The 2014 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.