The Floyd 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 Floyd 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 

The New River Valley Master Gardeners are Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Training Program Are you looking for a way to improve your community through volunteer service? Are you interested in horticulture? If your answers are ”YES”, then being a Master Gardener may be right for you! ________________________________________ • Applicants must be able to attend a 60-hour training program and complete 50 hours of volunteer service with Virginia Cooperative Extension during their first year. • Training classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the Virginia Tech campus and at the Montgomery Co. Govt. Center from February 15th through May 5th from 1-4 PM. Additionally, there will be one Saturday lab class as well as limited on-line learning. • There is a $185.00 fee to cover class materials and background check. Scholarship money is available to those who qualify. ________________________________________ For more information, or to obtain an application, please contact Wendy Silverman, Montgomery County Extension Office; 540-382-5790 or Application deadline: January 21, 2022 Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.

The New River Valley Master Gardeners are Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Training Program

ServSafe Food Managers

and Food Handlers program

Dawn Barnes Family Consumer Sciences Agent talks about the ServSafe Program opportunities with Virginia Cooperative Extension. For complete details visit the extension registration website 

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4-H Online 2.0 is now open for enrollment and more user friendly and Smartphone friendly. Click here  

Enrollment details and instructions click here


2022 Junior 4-H Camp 

June 27 - July 1, 2022

W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center @ Smith Mountain Lake

Click HERE for the 2022 4-H Camp Information Brochure and request form, along with how to obtain a financial assistance application.

Floyd Camping Cluster Website:


Private Pesticide Applicators

Recertification Class

January 27th 2022  

Click Here for class registration details.

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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