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.

VT Plant Disease Clinic

VT Plant Disease Clinic

The VT Plant Disease Clinic will be CLOSED from December 23rd - January 4th. In accordance the Hanover office will not be accepting samples between December 18th - January 4th.

Hanover Master Gardeners Winter Home Gardening Series

Hanover Master Gardeners Winter Home Gardening Series

A series of 13 free classes will be held on Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., beginning January 3, 2015.  See attached flyer for details.

Register Here: www.hanovermastergardeners.org

Hanover Master Gardeners Winter Home Gardening Series Flyer (PDF | 111KB)

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.


Congratulations to Western Hanover 4-H member Ethan Cruikshank for winning one of 5 Montage Memory Makers Scholarships!!


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