The Powhatan 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 Powhatan 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.
What's New & Upcoming Office Programs
The 3rd Annual Women in Agriculture Gathering (conference) will have registration open soon!
Save the Date:
- Thursday (pre-conference session), February 20, 2020
- Friday (conference), February 21, 2020
Interested in keeping your own Honey Bees?
Learn the basics of beekeeping during a class taught by Huguenot Beekeepers Association members. To learn more or to register for the upcoming class, click the link below.
2019 Beekeeping Class
4-H Youth Opportunities
A 4-H member is any boy or girl, age 5-18, who enrolls and participates in a planned sequence of related learning experiences for a minimum of six (6) hours under the guidance of Extension-trained volunteers or Extension staff members.
- The 4-H year begins October 1 and ends September 30 annually.
- To be eligible to participate in State 4-H competitions through Powhatan 4-H program, youth must be enrolled online in the project no later than January 1 to qualify.
- For more information, see our 4-H Youth Development information.
Powhatan Honey Bee 4-H SPIN Club starts January 13, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Open to youth in grades 4th - 8th. There will be 5 monthly sessions culminating with an onsite visit to the HBA's apiary for deeper learning. Fee: $25
Powhatan Extension Office E-mail Mailing Lists
Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Powhatan Extension office e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you out at an upcoming educational event soon!”
Powhatan Extension Office Newsletters
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)
The Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN) accelerates efforts, connects partners, and shares resources to solve child hunger in Virginia and create nutritious food access for all Virginians.