Greensville County/Emporia Staff
Greensville County/Emporia Staff

The Greensville County/City of Emporia 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 Greensville County/City of Emporia improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

105 Oak Street
Emporia, VA 23847

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

Main Office: (434) 348-4223
Fax: (434) 348-3643
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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

Commodity Market Forecast Meeting

When: November 17, 2015

Where: Greensville Ruritan Club

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Additional Information: Supper to follow

Commodity Market Forecast Meeting Flyer (PDF | 7MB)

Well Water Testing

You must call and Reserve your Well Water Sample Kit no later than Friday, November 6th!

Pick up your Well Water Sample Kit (Fee $50), November 13-17, 2015, during office hours (8-5).

Drop off your Well Water Sample, November 18, 2015, 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Receive your results, December 8, 2015, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Stop by or Call for more information: Greensville/Emporia Extension Office, 105 Oak Street, Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (434) 348-4223

Well Water Testing Brochure (PDF | 1MB)

4-H Christmas Tree Sale

When: November 28, 2015

Where: Triple C Evergreen Farm, 88 Aberdour Road Emporia, Virginia 23847

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Each tree is $35.00

Additional Activities: Visit with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, and cook marshmallows on an open fire.

4-H Christmas Tree Sale Flyer (PDF | 90KB)

2015 Wreath Workshop

Master Gardener Wreath Workshop will show you how to make your own unique wreath. Fresh evergreens, pine cones, straw wreaths, accessories and ribbon will be provided.

When: December 4, 2015

Cost: $15.00 per person

Additional Information: For more information or to register to attend contact the Greensville/Emporia Extension Office at 434-348-4223.

2015 Wreath Workshop Flyer (PDF | 366KB)

2015 4-H Holiday Camp

Camp will provide your child ages 9 -13 with games and activities, making gifts, and baking cookies, while you Christmas shop or just take a day for yourself.

When: December 12, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $15.00 per child

Registration Deadline: November 20, 2015

Additional Information: For more information or to register contact the Greensville/Emporia Extension Office at 434-348-4223.

2015 4-H Holiday Camp Flyer (PDF | 381KB)

Private Pesticide Re-Certification

When: January 19, 2016

Private Pesticide Re-Certification Flyer (PDF | 5MB)

4-H Homeschool Club

4-H is looking for homeschoolers to start a Homeschool Club. Call 434-348-4223 to register.

Sewing Club

Greensville/ Emporia 4-H is offering a short-term sewing club to teach sewing skills to youth ages 9-19 as of September 1, 2014.

No experience required!

Call our Office for more information or to complete the interest survey at 434-348-4223.

Sewing Club Flyer (PDF | 224KB)