Powhatan Village Building
Powhatan Village Building

The Powhatan 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 Powhatan 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.

3910 Old Buckingham Road
Suite B
Powhatan, VA 23139

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

Main Office: (804) 598-5640
Fax: (804) 598-5607
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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.

4-H Afterschool Program Greenhouse Adventures

This 6-week program is designed for 5th-8th graders and starts Tuesday, September 23. This is a great opportunity to see how much fun horticulture can be!

Now is the time to get involved in one of Powhatan’s 4-H Clubs! Contact the Powhatan Extension Office for details.

A new Cloverbud 4-H Club starts in mid-September for boys and girls ages 5-8. There are still a few spots left so call today!

4-H Afterschool Program Greenhouse Adventures (PDF | 706KB)

Powhatan Master Gardener Training

We are now accepting applications for Master Gardener Training for 2015.  We will start training sessions starting Tuesday January 13, 2015 and meet every Tuesday and Friday through March.

More information is available on the State program on the Virginia Master Gardner Program Home Page: hort.vt.edu/mastergardener

Training fees are $135.00 and the deadline for Applications is November 1, 2014.

Find out if being a Master Gardener is for you. For additional information contact: Jean Cauble at 804-241-2987 send an email tojfcid1@gmail.com

If you would like information on the program, please click on link to contact your local extension office VCE. You can also call the Goochland Office at (804) 556-5841 or the Powhatan Office at (804) 598-5640.

Goochland and/or Powhatan Extension Offices’ E-mail Mailing Lists

Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Goochland and/or Powhatan Extension offices’ e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you out at an upcoming educational event soon!”

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