L-R  Laurinda Sturgill, Wythe Morris, Pam Testerman, Andy Overbay, Daniel Collins, Kim Russell, Maggie Morlock
L-R Laurinda Sturgill, Wythe Morris, Pam Testerman, Andy Overbay, Daniel Collins, Kim Russell, Maggie Morlock

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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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.

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 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.

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.