Nelson County
Nelson County

The Nelson 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 Nelson 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.

8445 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, VA 22949

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

Main Office: (434) 263-4035
Fax: (434) 263-4367
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Situation Analysis Reports

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 Reports

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

2016 Potpourri for Providers Early Childhood Education Conference

When: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Where: Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg, VA

Time: 7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $30 Registration if postmarked by August 1st, $35 if postmarked after August 1st and before August 10th . *Please note: due to the amount of pre-ordered supplies, NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER AUGUST 10TH .

Additional Information: All registrations include a boxed lunch.

2016 Potpourri for Providers Early Childhood Education Conference Flyer and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

Pest Management Guides Available


The 2016 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.

Become a 4-H Volunteer

4-H Clover

Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer! 4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.