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.

What's New

2019 Southside Grounds Maintenance Conference

Join us for this applicator recertification moved to the snow date on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. - Click here for additional information and the registration form

Boxwood Blight

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:

2019 Spring to Green hosted by the Danville Master Gardeners

Join the Master Gardeners on February 2, 2019, for a gardening symposium themed "Gardening for All Ages" featuring guest speakers Dan Benarcik and Bryce Lane.  For more information on the event, speakers, and how to register click here.

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

Master Gardener Brochure

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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.


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