The Wise 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 Wise 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

Join Phil Meeks for any of the following workshops throughout the remainder of the year. 

Tuesday, July 23rd, 5:00pm - Grow Wise: Food Preservation at the Education Center

Thursday, July 25th, 6:00pm - Home Weather Stations at the Wise County Justice Center

Thursday, August 8th, 5:00pm - Farm Safety & First-Aid Training at the Wise County Extension Office

Friday, August 9th, 9:30am - Farm & Land Trasition Workshop at MECC

Saturday, August 17th, 10:00am-2:00pm - Women in Ag Gathering in Wise County

Saturday, August 17th, High Knob Outdoor Festival in downtown Norton

Thursday, August 22nd, 6:00pm - CERT Training at the Wise County Justice Center

Monday, August 26th, 6:00pm - Virginia Household Water Quality Program Training at the Education Center

Wednesday, August 28th, 10:00am - Deadline to drop off VHWQP water samples

Friday, Septmber 6th - 4th Grade Ag & Safety Field Day

Tuesday, September 10th, 5:00pm - Grow Wise: Season Extension at the Education Center

Tuesday, September 28th - High Knob Naturalist Rally at the High Knob Recreation Area

Thursday, November 7th, 3:00pm Shiitake Mushroon Workshop in Pound

Saturday, November 9th - Specialty Crops Workshop at MECC

Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00am - Southwest Virginia Tree Syrup School at St Paul Elementary

Saturday, ,Decembre 14th, Coalfields Beekeeping Conference at MECC 

For more information please contact Phil Meeks at (276)328-6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu. 


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