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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Show your 4-H pride and Raise Your Hand as #4HGrown!

Were you a 4-H member? Did you attend 4-H camp? Or maybe you were a 4-H volunteer?  Identify as a 4-H Alumni and represent your 4-H state:http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp  The top three states with the most “hands raised” will earn $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000, respectively.

Language Interpretation Services Now Available

If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more

2017 Honeybee Symposium

When: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Where: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, Virginia 24210

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $40.00 Pre-Registration Before March 31st.$50.00 Registration At Door

Registration: Registration and payment accepted at: www.highlandsbeekeepers.com

2017 Honeybee Symposium Flyer and Registration (PDF | 239KB)

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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.