York County/Poquoson Staff
York County/Poquoson Staff

The York County/City of Poquoson 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 York County/City of Poquoson improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

100 County Drive
Yorktown, VA 23690

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (757) 890-4940
Fax: (757) 890-4033
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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.

FREE Pruning Clinics

February is the best time to prune ornamentals. By pruning, you improve the plant's health, thus reducing the need for pesticides and improving water quality. We are offering free pruning clinics to assist the homeowners through hands-on learning. Register by calling 757-890-4940 or email ex199@vt.edu.

Feb 7  10a-12p  Grafton True Value Hardware, Rt. 17
Feb 21 10a-12p Taylor's Do-It-Best, Poquoson
Feb 28  10a-12p  Ken Matthews Garden Center, Rt. 17

York-Poquoson Jr 4H Camp


The York-Poquoson Jr. 4-H camp will be Aug 3-7, 2015. More information will be emailed in January. To be on the email list, please contact the Extension office at ex199@vt.edu.

Visit www.yorkcounty.gov/Home/VirginiaCooperativeExtension/CloverChronicle.aspx for the latest edition of the Clover Chronicle, the new newsletter for York-Poquoson 4-Hers!

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.