As the state moves to Phase III of the COVID re-opening plan, Virginia Cooperative Extension and 4-H are resuming some in-person programming and services will continue to provide contactless and distance-based methods, such as using drop boxes for samples and pickup, phones, and virtual delivery of educational programming.

This website will provide current information on local office hours, programming, and more. We look forward continuing to serve our community.

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.

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Floyd County Agents Newsletter 

This month's newsletter includes
  • Move It Move It
  •                 Senior Agent  Family Consumer Sciences   

 

Do you have a well or spring in Floyd County? 

Do you wonder if your water is safe to drink? 

The Virginia Household Water Quality program offers affordable water testing
 and education to improve the water quality and health of Virginians who rely
on wells and springs. 
Click here for complete details.

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  register.ext.vt.edu 

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ENROLL IN 4-H TODAY! 

4-H Online 2.0 is now open for enrollment and more user friendly and Smartphone friendly. Click here http://v2.4honline.com/  

Enrollment details and instructions click here

 

2021 Floyd County 4-H Camp 

We have the week of June 21-25 reserved for Floyd/Giles/Montgomery 4-H Camp at the Skelton 4-H Center.

Click here to watch our video about camp this year. 

 

Registration is now closed please contact the office to be placed on the waiting list. If you have already registered and have questions please contact Laura Sutphin Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development.

Call (540) 745-9307

Email  sutphinl@vt.edu 

Floyd County 4-H Photography Contest

April 12th - May 15th 2021 Click here for details

Hardwood Tree Project Books are due back to the Floyd 4-H office by June 1st, 2021.

Floyd County 4-H Pullet Show

We are excited to share the opportunity to participate in the Floyd County 4-H Pullet Show (Ages: 5-18) this year! Participants will receive 3 chicks to raise. They will select their best pullet to show in the 4-H Show at the Floyd Fair on September 11th. Youth will participate in both showmanship and breed classes.

This year's breed: New Hampshire:

This breed originates from the Rhode Island Red breed and was developed by farmers in New Hampshire. This breed was selected to be early maturing, rapid full feathering and production of large brown eggs.

Chicks are expected to arrive the week of May 24th.

Awards will be given for project winners at the Floyd Fair.

SPACE IS LIMITED! Complete the steps below to sign-up! Contact 4-H & Youth Development Agent, Laura Sutphin, to receive 4-H enrollment or other information about this project at 745-9307, or by email at sutphinl@vt.edu.

  1. Complete your Registration Form: https://forms.gle/qsZ33yyFGtVjRdDF8
  2. Enroll in 4-H:

Please use the link below to enroll in Floyd County 4-H. Contact the office with questions or concerns! If you are already enrolled in 4-H, login to your account and add "4-H Chicken Project" to your club/unit list.

http://v2.4honline.com/

  1. Submit your payment:

Submit your payment of $20 to the Floyd County 4-H Office. Checks can be made payable to "VCE- Floyd". If you plan to pay in cash, please bring exact change. We do not keep change at the office.

Click to view flyer 

 

 


Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)

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