The Botetourt 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 Botetourt 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.

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4-H Community Clubs in Botetourt County - come and join!

What is a 4-H Community Club?  It is a group of boys and girls interested in learning about a specific topic or a general interest that meets once a month in the evening.  Depending on events and special club projects 4-H members may meet more often.  4-H is open to all boys and girls ages 9 to 18, as of September 30 of the current year.  For more information on each club, click on the name below.  If you are interested in joining one of our 4-H Community Clubs or have an interest in other 4-H opportunities, please call the Botetourt Extension Office for more information, (540) 473-8260. 

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Botetourt 4-H Cloverbuds Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Cooking Kings Club Brochure.pdf
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Boteoturt 4-Honey Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Horse and Pony Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Kids and Critters Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Outdoor Skills Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Robotics Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Shooting Education Club Brochure.pdf
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Botetourt 4-H Teen Leadership Club Brochure.pdf

Farm Transition Workshop:  Overview of Farm Transition

Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Fincastle Fire Department, 25 Vine Street, Fincastle, VA  24090

Families with questions about taxes, legal and family issues of transferring their farm, forest lands and agriculture businesses are encouraged to attend this one day workshop. 

Cost:  $10 per person, lunch will be provided

Deadline to register:  November 8, 2018

Click on the flyer below for topics, registration form and other information: 

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Farm Transition Workshop.pdf

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.


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 alum, and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp


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