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.

What's New...

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. 

Botetourt 4-H Camp - June 11 - 15, 2018              

Registration begins Monday, March 19, 2018

Drinking Water Testing Program

If you participated in the Water Testing Clinic in April 2018 the water results meeting will be held in the Fincastle Community Center on Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 6 pm.  All results are confidential.  

Questions?  Contact, Kate Lawrence, ANR Extension Agent, Botetourt Extension Office, or (540)473-8260


2018 Botetourt County Fair

August 10 - 11, 2018

Buchanan Town Park, Buchanan, VA

Mark your calendar to save the dates!   

More information will be coming soon.     

For more information, contact the Botetourt Extension Office, (540)473-8260 or Kate Lawrence, ANR Agent,