Henrico County Staff
Henrico County Staff

The Henrico 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 Henrico 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.

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Henrico Office
Human Services Building, 2nd Floor
8600 Dixon Powers Drive
Henrico, VA 23228

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (804) 501-5160
Fax: (804) 501-5169
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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.

2014 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp

Let’s go camping! The 2014 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp will take place August 4 – 8, 2014 at Jamestown 4-H Center. All boys and girls 9 through 13 years of age as of September 30, 2014, may attend. If 13 by January 1, 2014, participants may choose to attend as a Counselor-In-Training (CIT). Camp cost includes a 4-H t-shirt, lodging, meals, programs, instructional class materials, and transportation by chartered bus. Spaces are limited. Some scholarship assistance may be available.

Apply now to be a Teen Counselor!

Download your Henrico 4-H Teen Counselor Application here
Applications are due by February 18, 2014.

Teens turning 14 years old or older by January 1, 2014, must apply to attend camp. At this age, teens are expected to serve in a leadership role as Teen Counselors. Training is given before camp to prepare teens for the reponsibilities of this role.

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Gardens Growing Families

Gardens Growing Families


Reduce your grocery bill!

Grow your own vegetables at a community garden.  
Get your application here! (PDF)


Pest Management Guides Available


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.