The Roanoke County / Roanoke & Salem 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 Roanoke County / Roanoke & Salem 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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Upcoming Community Events

4-H Camp Registration is open!  Youth can register now for 4-H camp, to be held July 23-27th at Smith Mountain Lake. Call our office or download a registration form from our "Forms" tab on this website.

Well Water Testing for 2018 will be held in early April. Participants must pre-register and attend an information meeting to recieve their testing kits on Monday, April 16th at 6pm at the South County Library. Call our office or download a registration form from our "Forms" tab on this website.

Visit our calendar of events or contact the Roanoke Unit Office for more information at (540) 772-7524. You can also find us on Facebook or Instagram!  


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NEW! Click here to make a secure, convenient payment online. Visa, MasterCard and e-checks accepted. Please print your payment receipt and mail it with your registration form.


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If you're looking for information on a certain topic, try VCE's Publication page. Topics include gardening, water quality, health/wellness & much more! Still need help? Call us!