Highland County Staff
Highland County Staff

The Highland 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 Highland 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.

83 Highland Center Drive
Monterey, VA 24465

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

Main Office: (540) 468-2225
Fax: (540) 468-2789
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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.

Spring Field Day - New Tools & Information for Beef Management

When: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Where: Jeff Shumate's Farm (4.2 miles south of McDowell on Bullpasture River Road - watch for signs)

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Registration: Pre-register by May 2nd by calling 540-468-2225

Spring Field Day - New Tools & Information for Beef Management Flyer (PDF | 722KB)

Open House and Ask the Expert

When: May 7, 2014

Where: Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, located on the second floor of the Warm Springs Courthouse

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ask the Expert with well-known local resident and expert gardener, Bart Ailstock

Grab a friend and take a break to learn more about Extension and how it is extending knowledge and changing lives across the Commonwealth of Virginia!

Open House and Ask the Expert Flyer (PDF | 115KB)

2014 Junior 4-H Camp

When: June 30 - July 4, 2014

Where: W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake

Registration: Is open, March 17, 2014 to April 17, 2014

Cost: $240.00

2014 Junior 4-H Camp Brochure and Registration (PDF | 316KB)

2014 Junior 4-H Camp Flyer (PDF | 292KB)

Highland County School Garden Newsletter