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The Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland 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.

18849 Kings Highway
P O Box 8
Montross, VA 22520

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

Main Office: (804) 493-8924
Fax: (804) 493-8501
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Upcoming 4-H Programs

4-H Farmer for the Day – August 13-14

This 2-day day camp will take place at the Richmond County Fairgrounds from 10am-2pm each day. Participants will have hands on experiences with agriculture and other fair-related activities. For youth ages 9-18.

4-H Pizza Camp – August 18-20  

This award winning 3-day day camp will be based from St. James Episcopal Church in Montross from 9am-4pm each day. Participants will visit local farms, can tomatoes, grind wheat and make personal pizzas while learning about agriculture on the Northern Neck and healthy living choices. For youth ages 9-13.  Space is limited. Cost = $12.

4-H Pizza Camp Flyer and Registration (PDF | 189KB)

4-H Water Wizards – August 25-27

This 3-day day camp will focus on water quality and aquaculture. Each day’s activities will take place in a different location: day 1 = George Washington Birthplace, day 2 = Virginia State University (we will try to carpool this day but I need an adult volunteer), day 3 = fishing trip on the Chesapeake Bay. For youth ages 9-13.  Space is limited. Cost = $20.

4-H Water Wizards Flyer and Registration (PDF | 218KB)

Scholarships are available – please ask for an application. Please call your Extension Office if you have any questions.

Pest Management Guides Available


The 2015 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.

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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.