Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Glenwood Livestock Show


The Glenwood Park Livestock Exposition will be held April 8, 2017 
at the Loudoun County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Beef entries are due by February 17 and need to be mailed to Laura Foltz,
121 Clearview Road, Luray, VA 22835.

Sheep entries are due by March 10 and need to be mailed to Dan Virts,
14354 Loyalty Road, Leesburg, VA 20176.

We cannot accept entry forms at the Orange Extension Office.

Rules and entry forms can be found at the following link:

If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at

Monday, January 9, 2017

Ag Discovery 2017

AgDiscovery 2017
Great Opportunity for youth ages 14-18 who are interested in Ag careers!
This 2 week program will be held at Virginia State University June 18-July 1.
Only cost to participants is transportation.
AgDiscovery is sponsored by different US Department of Agriculture programs in partnership with selected universities.
AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to gain a first-hand look at the many career paths open to them in agriculture.  Focus will be to demonstrate the interconnection between Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Laboratory Technology, Diagnostics and Wildlife Biology and Conservation.  The student will gain knowledge and experience through lectures and demonstrations, hands-on activities, field trips, teambuilding activities and diversity workshops.  
Application information can be found at www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery 
Applications are due March 1, 2017.
If you have any questions, please let us know at the Extension Office.

Friday, December 23, 2016

4-H Day at the State Capitol...Coming to us early!

4-H Day at the State Capitol provides opportunities for 4-H’ers to learn more about state government procedures, meet local legislators and encourage civic engagement.

Come with us on the 24th to explore the inner workings of state government.

 This event comes to us earlier than in past years; so make plans now.

 Please let us know by January 4th of your intent to participate in this unique and exciting opportunity! Email wesnerc@vt.edu to reserve your spot or call the Extension Office at 540.672.1361.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Happy Holidays

May your holidays be filled with joy, peace, and promise for you and your family.
Wishes from your Orange County Extension family

(The office will be closed both Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th; we will re-open on Tuesday at 8:00 am.)