Hanover County
Hanover County

The Hanover 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 Hanover 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.

13015 Taylor Complex Lane
Ashland, VA 23005

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

Main Office: (804) 752-4310
Fax: (804) 752-4311
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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.

Hanover Master Gardeners Fall Home Gardening Series

Hanover County Master Gardeners have announced the dates for their Fall 2014 Home Gardening Series. A series of three free classes will be held on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., beginning Sept. 6, 2014. Topics taught by Hanover Master Gardeners will include what plants not to grow, lawn care, and gardening tools use and care.

All classes are free and open to the public, but we ask that you register for each class you would like to attend online at www.hanovermastergardeners.org or by calling the Hanover County Extension Office at 804-752-4310. Once you register, you will be given the location and address of the events.  If you have any additional questions please call the Hanover County Extension Office.

The dates and topics of the 2014 Fall Home Gardening Series are:

  • Sept. 6:  What not to plant
  • Sept. 13: Lawn care
  • Sept. 20: Gardening tools: their use and care

Three Rivers Livestock 4-H Club Open House

When: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Hanover Extension Office, 13015 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA

Three Rivers Livestock 4-H Club Open House (PDF | 516KB)

Turkey Shoot

When: Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: Old Church Hunt Club, 3006 Tappahannock Hwy, Mechanicsville, VA

Turkey Shoot (PDF | 624KB)

Hanover Master Gardeners Open House

The Hanover Master Gardeners will hold an open house on October 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hanover Parks and Recreation’s Meeting Room, 13015 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA, 23005. The processes of becoming and being a Master Gardener will be discussed. You will leave the meeting knowing if being a Master Gardener is right for you. www.hanovermastergardeners.org

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