Front: Bo, Ty; Center: Andy Overbay; L to R: Pam Testerman, Kim Russell, Lauren Kopp, Laurinda Sturgill, Hannah Call
Front: Bo, Ty; Center: Andy Overbay; L to R: Pam Testerman, Kim Russell, Lauren Kopp, Laurinda Sturgill, Hannah Call

The Smyth 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 Smyth 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.

121 Bagley Circle
Suite 434
Marion, VA 24354

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

Main Office: (276) 783-5175
Fax: (276) 783-9314
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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

Smyth County Ag Facebook page

Our County Ag Facebook page is a great place to see what we are up to, check the schedule of upcoming events and share your ideas about agriculture and Smyth County. Be sure to like our page and look for our monthly Ag Trivia Question (posted at 8 am the first Monday of every month) for your chance to win a free Smyth County Extension hat!  

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.