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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Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) takes pride in the premise that Extension programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of Richmond County residents.

Help us to help you!  Please share the priorities you think Extension and Richmondmond County should devote attention to by completing our short survey.  The survey should take between 5 and 10 minutes of your time to finish and is completely anonymous.  

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For Private water Supplies, wells, springs and cisterns.

Do you have questions about the safety and quality of your well water?    Virginia Cooperative Extension in Richmond County will be hosting a Drinking Water Clinic Kickoff Meeting on October 1st @ 6:00 pm at the Classroom Behind the Richmond County Extension Office.  (460 Main Street, Warsaw, VA 22572) Participants will receive a water sample kit for $55.00 and  learn how to collect a water sample at the first meeting .  Water test includes iron, sodium, fluoride, coliform bateria, manganese, copper, pH, E. Coli bacteria, sulfate, nitrate, total dissolved solids, lead hardness, and arsenic.  Water sample drop off will be October 3rd from 7:00 am to 10:00am at the Richmond County Extension Office. Participants must attend the interpretation meeting on November 5th @ 6:00 pm at the classroom behind Richmond County Extension office to receive test results (which are kept confidential)  and recommendations.  Pre-registration is required.  Please call the Richmond County Extension Office at 804-333-3420 to register.   See flyer below for additional information.



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:

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