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The Russell 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 Russell 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

 Abingdon Feeder Cattle Association's next VQA Calf Sale will be held on December 2nd. The sale order can be viewed HERE.

Click HERE for updated VQA guidelines and vaccination requirements.


Join us on December 16th at 3:00 pm as we kickoff our Russell County 4-H Homeschool Club! This opportunity is open to youth ages 5- 18 years old.

We ask that you fill out this Google Form below in order to help us better plan our Interest Meeting. If you have any questions at all please email Ashley Clark at


New Holiday Recipe!

Visit the Family Nutrition Program page to download previous featured recipes!


Join us for Fifteen Minutes in the Forest!

Friday's at Noon

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 97509089739 


Recorded Sessions are available on the
Virginia  Forest Landowner Education Program’s YouTube Channel:


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.

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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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