Look at what's happening with the Powhatan County Extension Office!
Want to stay informed?
Would you like to know about some of our upcoming agricultural programs?
(For example: farm taxes, hay quality, beef feed, pruning, water quality/testing, ponds, and more...)
Click here for more information.
Rain Barrel Workshop
Learn the importance of having a rain barrel and even construct your own in this 2 hour workshop.
Saturday, June 1st from 9-11 am at the Goochland YMCA Pavilion.
Registration deadline: Friday, May 24th (5PM)
Click here for flyer, including registration form.
Powhatan County Fair
Calling all dog owners! Does your pet have a special talent, unique costume, great bark or is it just really CUTE? Well then, enter your dog in the Powhatan County Fair's Dog Contest to be held on May 18, 2013 at 12 noon.
Categories include: Tallest, Shortest, Longest Tail, Shortest Tail, Most Colors, Largest Paw, Smallest Paw, Best Bark, Best Trick, Best Costume, Ugliest ~ Cutest, Most Looks Like Owner.
Dog Contest Flyer
Dog Contest rules
Dog Contest registration form
Driven to Discover!
Join us for this two-week summer science program for rising 5th and 6th graders.
When? July 22nd-August 2, 2013 from 8-11 am weekdays.
Where? The Renaissance Academy, 2900 Pleasantwood Road, Powhatan
Cost? $45.00 per student
Pre-registration is required by June 14th.
Click here for more information, including registration.
Cooking with Summer Produce
Join us a we demonstrate creative recipes using easy-to-grow summer produce.
Tuesday, June 25th from 6-8 PM, location TBD.
Click here for flyer for more information and registration.
Master Gardener Help Line - Now Open for Questions
Problems with your lawn? Something getting after your tomatoes? Your favorite tree losing leaves when it shouldn’t? Get help from a Master Gardener! Just a phone call away!
They’ll work with you to pinpoint the problem and access the most current expertise from themselves, Virginia State or Virginia Tech to recommend a course of action. Give us a call!
Powhatan: Mondays 9am -12pm (804) 598-5640
Goochland: Thursdays 1pm – 4pm (804) 556-5841
Then check out Powhatan's 4-H Horse Clubs!
We have clubs for ages 5-8 and ages 9-18.
Youth don't need a horse to join a Powhatan 4-H horse club!
Click here for more details.