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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Venture Outdoors Program

Attention Landowners! Are you a forest landowner wishing to know more about hot topics regarding forested land in only a day? If so, then you need to register today for the Venture Outdoors program!

When and Where: Brunswick County (April 24) SVCC Alberta Campus, Bedford County (May 8) Claytor Nature Center and Halifax County (May 15) Halifax Extension Office. Detailed classroom locations are noted on the attached registration sheet.

Registration: Registration is FREE due to sponsor donations, however attendance confirmation is crucial to classroom and field tour planning. Class size is limited to the first 25 registrants so register early!

Contact: For additional program information details, contact Jason Fisher, Extension Agent ANR, Forestry and Natural Resources at 434-476-2147 or jasonf@vt.edu.

Venture Outdoors Program Flyer and Registration (PDF | 348KB)

Summer Internship Program: Start your career before you graduate

It's an age-old dilemma. Graduates get their diplomas and apply for their first jobs only to find that most jobs require experience. But how do you get experience if no one will hire you?  

Virginia Cooperative Extension internships give you the opportunity to explore careers in nutrition, agriculture, environmental science, natural resources, family and consumer sciences or community and youth development. And you get paid.

Our summer-long internships are credit-hour-eligible. So besides learning about your career options, building your resume and helping better your community, you can also earn college credit.

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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.