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 Floyd County Extension office would like to ask for your help. We want to hear from the people of Floyd, and all the folks that attend our programs. We want to know the programs and or information you are interested in learning more about.



2022 4-H Camp 

For all register campers, all the final camp details have been posted to our camp Google Site at this link:

KIDS can CAN!!

A canning series for youth Dawn Barnes Senior Family Consumer Sciences Agent will teach, in this series, the why & how of boiling water bath canning. Workshop includes light lunch, snacks and canning supplies. Open to youth Ages 11 to 17.  July 11th July18th August 1

Click here for complete details

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Training

September 21 & 22  2022

@ Southwest Virginia Higher Ed Center One Partnership Circle Abingdon VA 24210

COST $ 175.00 

Registration Link below

Click here for complete details


Click on each page to read the June issue of Buzz Body and Bites both senior and teen. Enjoy! 

Buzz Body & Bites Newsletter June 2022 Page 1

Buzz Body & Bites Newsletter June 2022 Page 2 

Buzz Body & Bites for Teens Newsletter June 2022

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

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification & Exam

Floyd & Montgomery County 2022 Classes 

June 22nd In Floyd

September 27th & 28th Floyd

November 22nd Montgomery

Cost: $160 per person; cost covers instructor-led class, textbook, exam, and 5-year certification with passing score. Pre-Registration is required, space is limited. 

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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:


Thinking about Pruning your shrubs and trees.

Click the links below for Pruning Calendars

A Guide to Sucessful Pruning:Deciduous Tree Pruning Calendar 

A Guide to Successful Pruning, Shrub Pruning Calendar


The New River Valley Vegetable Planting Dates 

Click here 

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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