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.
Drinking Water Testing Clinics - Northern Shenandoah Valley February 2015
Does your water come from a well, spring, or cistern?
Do you want to learn more about the quality of your water?
Clinics will be offered in the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren in February 2015. Please see the
Drinking Water Testing Clinics Flyer (PDF | 449KB)
for dates, times, locations, and cost.
Scholarship Request (PDF | 162KB)
Managing Your Money Series Fall 2014
Our fall “Managing Your Money” classes begin in October in Frederick, Shenandoah, and Warren counties. The six-lesson series is designed to help participants take control of their personal finances. The series has a flexible format, with the option of taking the classes in any location in any order. Anyone who has attended all of sessions one through five will receive a certificate of completion. Session 6, on Getting Out of Debt, is optional. The cost for the entire series is $15.00, which can be waived by receiving a scholarship voucher from a participating community services agency.
Click here to download the flyer and registration form for Fall 2014.
If you would like to be placed on our e-mail list to receive the new flyer each quarter, please click here to send Karen Poff an e-mail.
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.