Seated:L-R Cristin Sprenger, Rosemary Liskey, Jeremy Daubert; Standing: L-R Kim Jorelman, Dara Booher, Ofelia Tapia, Virginia Croushorn
Seated:L-R Cristin Sprenger, Rosemary Liskey, Jeremy Daubert; Standing: L-R Kim Jorelman, Dara Booher, Ofelia Tapia, Virginia Croushorn

The Rockingham 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 Rockingham 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.

965 Pleasant Valley Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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

Main Office: (540) 564-3080
Fax: (540) 564-3093
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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.

Ask an Expert

Ask an Local Expert! Submit your questions about 4-H, Family, Food, and Personal Finance, Livestock, Crops or Pastures, Dairy farming and products, Farm business management, or Lawns, Gardening, Landscaping, Vegetable Production, and Pest Identification/Management.”

2014 4-H Summer Enrichment Camps

The Rockingham County 4-H Program will once again be hosting several summer Enrichment camps for area youth. We are very excited to be offering some very exciting new opportunities this year, as well as, continuing many of the most popular camps from previous years.

Parents may drop campers off at the camp locations beginning at 8:50 a.m. with the camps officially starting at 9:00 a.m. Pick-up for camps will be 12 p.m. unless otherwise stated. A letter will be mailed prior to the camp to review all details regarding times, locations, transportation, etc.

2014 4-H Summer Enrichment Camps Brochure and Registration (PDF | 572KB)

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.