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 City of Danville 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 City of Danville improve their lives. We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.
Boxwood Blight has been found on multiple properties in Danville, VA. The plant pathogen spreads very easily and there is currently no existing treatment for a disease. For information on how to stop the spread of Boxwood Blight and resistant cultivars please references the publications below also mentioned in the Danville Register & Bee In the Yard:
Interested in Becoming a Master Gardener?
The Danville Master Gardeners hold an annual class to train new Master Gardeners; members are very involved in the community and take on a variety of gardening projects.
The training program will be a self-paced, computer-based program interspersed with several in-person labs. Registration for the class will begin in the fall; however, further information on the program can be found below. To be added to the mailing list to receive information on the 2020 Master Gardener class please see one of our Master Gardeners at the Danville Community Market or call (434)799-6558
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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.