The Campbell 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 Campbell 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.
Learn how we're improving wellbeing in Campbell County: VEC-Campbell
2022 COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATOR RECERTIFICATION
To maintain your commercial pesticide applicator permit, you are required to attend a recertification session every other year. Recently, you should have received a status report for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Pesticide Services, indication of when your permit expires. For those whose permit is expiring in 2022, a recertification session for categories 3A, 3B, 6, 7A, 7B, 10, and 60 will be held at the following times and locations:
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex. Call the Danville Cooperative Extension Office at (434) 799-6558 for more information or to register.
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Sweet Briar College. Click here: for application and brochure. You may also pay be Credit Card. Class space is limited to 100. Preference will be given to those whose permit is expiring in 2022.
Attendance at one of these sessions will satisfy he recertification requirements. For more information call (434) 332-9538 or email Todd Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Hill City Master Gardeners
Volunteers who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service to improve gardening skills throughout the community through education. Program objectives are implemented through the training of local volunteers known as Master Gardeners. We collaborate with Extension to conduct youth and community education; establish and maintain demonstration gardens; organize a Home Visit team; and provide a speakers bureau. We work with special audiences in the community for youth and community outreach of a horticultural nature. We recruit and educate new Master Gardener candidates for effective volunteering. Master Gardeners are local volunteers in your community who work with the Virginia Cooperative Extension service to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve your community’s quality of life through various horticultural projects. For more information, please visit our website: www.hcmga.com.
REGISTER TODAY! Early Bird special ends February 25, 2022 Give your loved ones and yourself the gift of delicious and nutritious food when you become a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Member. As a CSA member, you will be ensuring you have a variety of fresh, picked at its prime, produce on a weekly basis with pick-up stations conveniently located throughout Campbell County while supporting Puckette Farms of Gladys, Virginia.
Pick-Up Sites Campbell County Extension Office, Rustburg: Tuesday 4-6 pm Timberlake Tavern, Timberlake: Tuesday 4-6 pm Puckette Farms, Gladys: Thursday 4-6 pm 2nd Timberlake location TBD Your membership includes 12 weeks of seasonal fruits and vegetables, approximately 20 items each week distributed from June 14th through September, such as tomatoes, watermelon, cucumbers, cantaloupe, potatoes, squash, green beans, sweet corn, and more!
Registering early in the season ensures the farmer is adequately prepared at harvest to accommodate all CSA members. The early bird registration fee of $360 ends February 25, 2022, after which the price will be $425. Any registration received after April 1st will be up for consideration.
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.