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.

Annual State 4-H Horse Show

The weekend of September 11th-14th , 42 Youth competitors from Hanover County traveled to Lexington Virginia for the Annual State 4-H Horse Show. Ten youth were recognized as Grand and/or Reserve Champions: Brenna Cantrell, Bobbie Adsit, Josie Adsit and Hannah Revere of Old Ridge Run; Amanda Reichardt, Jessie Blackstone, Rebecca Pagnini and Sophie Lucas of Rocky Ridge Riders; Madison Goodman of Hanover Livestock and Rachel Buehren of Silver Stirrups.

Two youth were recognized as High Point Award Winners: Hannah Revere of Old Ridge Run and Rachel Buehren of Silver Stirrups.

Two youth were recognized in the Photography contest: Junior Division-5th place- Mattie Watkins of Silver Stirrups Senior Division-6th place-Sarah Buehren of Silver Stirrups and 9th place-Adela Novak of South Anna CONGRATULATIONS to all of our youth for the instances of good character, sportsmanship, and teamwork shown.

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)

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)

Cankerworm Program

Join us to learn the identification, life cycle, and control methods of this notorious pest. Why is this important? Defoliation of trees by cankerworms for several consecutive years can weaken and/or kill otherwise healthy trees. IF YOU HAVE TREES YOU DO NOT WANT TO LOSE TO CANKERWORMS, YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS FREE WORKSHOP ! ! !

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Where: Caroline County Community Center Auditorium, 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA 22514

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Cost: Free

Registration: Pre-registration is highly encouraged but not required. To pre-register, please call the Caroline Cooperative Extension Office at 804-633-6550 or the King George Extension Office at 540-775-3062 by 5 pm, Friday, Oct. 3rd.

Cankerworm Program Flyer and Schedule (PDF | 281KB)

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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