Washington County Staff
Washington County Staff

The Washington 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 Washington 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.

234 West Valley Street
Suite B
Abingdon, VA 24210

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

Main Office: (276) 676-6309
Fax: (276) 676-6321
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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.

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Getting More $$Dollars for Your Feeder Calves

Getting More $$Dollars for Your Feeder Calves

Beef cattle have been a part of our area for decades and decades and we have learned how to produce cattle in high demand by the buyers. However we, for the most part, have not been getting all we could when we take these higher quality calves through sale barn. Given the current cattle marketing climate it may seem strange to talk about adding value to feeder calves. After all they are commanding high prices right now. There is more profit to be had for the beef producers who are willing to make provision for it.

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