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Virginia State University and Virginia Tech a collaborated partnership, that forms Virginia Cooperative Extensionenables people to improve their lives through research and education using scientific knowledge focused on the issues and needs of the Citizens of Virginia.

What We Do

  • Provide educational programs to individuals, families, organizations, and communities in three broad areas of:
    • agriculture and natural resources
    • 4-H youth development
    • family and consumer sciences
  • Provide prompt access to unbiased, objective, research-based information and educational programs through an innovative network of human and technological resources
  • Collaborate with public and private partners to better utilize our resources, enhance our effectiveness, and reach a more diverse audience
  • Partner with citizen-led Extension Leadership Councils throughout the state to identify local issues
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