Language Interpretation Services Now Available
If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more
Extension – More Than You Imagined!
Join the Henrico Extension Office at our Open House on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
Learn about Virginia Cooperative Extension in Henrico County, meet our staff and volunteers, discover how our programs and services impact you, and understand how we collaborate with community partners to address issues and needs in the community. We will have fun activities, educational displays, and free prizes!
The Open House will be held from 11:00am to 2:00pm & 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Henrico Western Government Center, Human Services Building, 8600 Dixon Powers Drive, Henrico, VA 23228.
Also, help support the local community by bringing a non-perishable food item for FeedMore, the core hunger relief organization for Central Virginia!
2015 Henrico Extension Open House Flyer (PDF | 397KB)
Master Food Volunteer Trainings in 2015
Extension is offering a opportunity to train as a Master Food Volunteer in Henrico County!
A Residential Lawn Care Program to Protect Water Quality.
A Master Gardener volunteer will come to your home to collect a lawn soil sample and measure your total lawn area. Once we receive the results of your soil analysis, we will formulate a Nutrient Management Plan that will tell you the right kind of fertilizer to apply to your lawn at the right rate and at the right time. Lawn aeration combined with proper maintenance strategies will help correct weed and disease issues, improving the health and appearance of your lawn.
Smart Lawns Brochure (PDF | 563KB)
Smart Lawns Enrollment (PDF | 224KB)
Gardens Growing Families
Reduce your grocery bill!
Grow your own vegetables at a community garden.
Get your application here! (PDF)
Situation Analysis Report
Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.
Situation Analysis Report, Henrico County, 2013