The Greene 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 Greene 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.
New and Upcoming Programs
Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in Albemarle County
A potentially very serious pest of grapes, peaches, hops and a variety of other crops, the spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, was detected in Albemarle County, Virginia in July 2021. It has not yet been found in Greene County.
Central Virginia Beginning Farmer Virtual Education and Networking YouTube Channel
"Check out our new YouTube Channel just for beginning farmers! (click here to be taken to the youtube channel) These sessions are geared towards individuals just getting started or exploring farming and provide a great basic overview of each topic. These are enough to get you some general information so you can start making your own opinions on if these will be good opportunities for your farm and will hopefully give you more questions and areas to explore as you start your farm!"
FCS - Diabetes Prevention Program
Are you looking to improve your health? Take the steps to prevent Type 2 diabetes with the Diabetes Prevention Program from Virginia Cooperative Extension! We are currently offering an online program starting in March. And bonus—it’s FREE!
Participants will get support making healthy lifestyle changes to achieve their goals. To receive more information complete this survey (Survey- click here):
Crysti Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-967-3422
Kimberly Booker at email@example.com or 434-872-4579
AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Ag Newsletter - Decenber Newsletter
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE
See the above flyer for a new Diabetes Prevention Class offering.
4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
PHOTOS FROM PAST PROGRAMS & EVENTS
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.