The Richmond 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 Richmond County improve their lives.
We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Developement, and Community Viability.
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4-H CAMP DATES -JULY 13-17, 2020
Virginia cooperative Extension Summer Internship Opportunity
Virginia Cooperative Extension in Westmoreland and Richmond Counties will be hiring an intern for the 2020 summer. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited college or university in a course of study relevant to the mission of Extension (agriculture, education, etc...). The intern will work closely with the Westmoreland Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent and the Westmoreland/Richmond County 4-H Extension Agent on projects like corn and soybean variety trails, 4-H camp, monitoring insect populations in sweet corn and organizing 4-H events held at the Richmond County Fair.
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Please note that applications are not handled through local Extension offices; all interested individuals must visit the website listed to apply. Applications are due March 6, 2020 by 5:00pm to the State Extension Office in Blacksburg. For more information please contact Stephanie Romelczyk or Wendy Herdman at the Westmoreland Extension Office at 804-493-8924
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.