Halifax County Staff
Halifax County Staff

The Halifax 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 Halifax 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.

171 South Main Street
Halifax, VA 24558-0757

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

Main Office: (434) 476-2147
Fax: (434) 476-7777
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SOVA Agricultural Experience

Join us and meet local Agritourism enterprises and local food producers in your area. There will be children's activities, tastings and samples, and educational speakers. There is no ATM on site and please no animals.

When: September 19, 2015

Where: Olde Dominion Agriculture Complex, 19783 HWY 29 Chatham, VA 24531

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

Cost: FREE

Additional Information: Live Music & Local Products for Sale

SOVA Agricultural Experience Flyer (PDF | 922KB)

Top 10 Items to Know for Virginia Forest Landowners

As a new landowner or landowner looking for new alternatives, you should consider taking time to gather the necessary tools and information prior to taking action on your forestland. Owning land is fulfilling in and of itself, but can become overwhelming when you think about all your management options. To help you, first, think about what should be done. This can be a matter of opinion if you ask any natural resource professional “what should I do?” Doing some homework first, then presenting ideas to your Extension Forester or State Forester in your county will save you both time and money – both of which most people find they can use more of. Here are some top 10 items forest landowners should consider BEFORE seeking help:

Top 10 Items to Know for Virginia Forest Landowners (PDF | 1MB)

Pest Management Guides Available

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The 2015 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.