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.



Floyd Serving Seniors

An Aging in Community Networking Session

Free Event August 23rd, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Floyd Baptist Church         Light Refreshments Provided

For More Information CLICK HERE  or  to Register Contact:

Dawn Barnes, 540-745-9307 

Or you may register at:

2022 Commercial Pesticide Re-Certification 

August 11 2022 @ Virginia Tech Alphin Stuart Livestock Arena 

Click here for 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 this months issue of Buzz Body and Bites.  Enjoy! 

Buzz Body and Bite August  2022 Page 1

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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 

July 19th 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


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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