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.

Lawn Clinics 2014

FREE On-Site Fescue Lawn Clinics

Learn what it takes to renovate your lawn
Learn what it takes to maintain your lawn

Fescue lawn clinics are FREE and open to the public. All you need to do is
pre-register with the York-Poquoson Extension Office.  See the schedule below.

Clinics begin at 10:00 a.m. at the site and will last approximately 2 hours.  Please bring a lawn chair for your comfort.

August 16 Grafton True Value Hardware
September 6 Ken Matthews Garden Center

 

757/890-4940 or ex199@vt.edu

Lawn information and publications can also be found at:

www.yorkcounty.gov/vce

Sally Upton, New 4-H Agent

Sally Upton

We're very excited to announce the hiring of a 4-H Agent for York-Poquoson! Sally Upton comes to us with a variety of experience. She has a B.S. in Biology from the College of Idaho and a M.S. in Marine Science from the College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. She has worked as an Education Specialist with the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and she spent two years as a 4-H agent with Utah State University Cooperative Extension.

Sally will be splitting her time between the James City County office and the York-Poquoson office.

Pest Management Guides Available

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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.