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.
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
Making and Using Baleage to Reduce Feeding Cost
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roanoke Hollins Stockyard, Hollins, VA
Speaker: Dr. Dan Undersander
Forage Research & Extension Agronomist
University of Wisconsin
Program and BBQ dinner will be provided free of charge
Pre-registration is required by March 23, 2018
(540)473-8260 or MCL87@vt.edu
Apple Grafting Workshop
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fincastle Community Center, 21 West Main St, Fincastle, VA
Cost: $20 at the door (check or cash)
Each participant will take home four trees!
Space is limited, pre-registration required: (540)473-8260 or MCL87@vt.edu
For more information, contact: Kate Lawrence, ANR Extension Agent, (540)473-8260 or MCL87@vt.edu