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The Goochland 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 Goochland 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 & Upcoming Office Programs

VCE, Goochland Office Quarterly Newsletter

Goochland Extension Office E-mail Mailing Lists

Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Goochland Extension office e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming educational event soon!”

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Upcoming Programs! See the flyers below.

Learn about the biology of fungi, and mushroom production with a focus on shiitake mushroom cultivation on natural logs. Participants will try their hand at shiitake log inoculation and can take a log home to reap the rewards. Participants will also learn about mushroom preparation, cooking and preservation. Cost: $20.00 per person includes in-formational material and supplies for the hands-on activity. Pre-registration is required. A minimum of 10 registrants to hold the program and a maximum of 25 registrants. Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 9 AM—12 PM at the 2748 Dogtown Rd., Goochland, VA 23063 Please Pre-register by March 11th Contact Bob Whitehead: whitehd5@vt.edu or call (804)556-5841 OR REGISTER at the link: https://tinyurl.com/GrowShiitake Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its pro-grams 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. If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Bob White-head at the Goochland Extension Office at (804-556-5868/TDD*) during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120. Se habla español. Teléfono - 804-556-5872; correo electrónico - nks49@vt.edu; mensaje de texto - 301-633-0652. Please make checks payable to the: “Treasurer of Virginia Tech."

Well Water Clinic
Click the flyer to sign up for this years workshop.
GLE Brochure & Application
Please click the picture to access the printable brochure and application. This is the brochure for the current upcoming class in October 2021.

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: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp

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