Please click here to register for our free, live via Zoom, monthly Lawn and Garden Q&A programs with VCE Horticulture Agent Guy Mussey.  Programs are the 3rd Friday of each month, May thru August, at 10am-11am.  

Stafford Office Staff
VCE Stafford County Staff

The Stafford 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 Stafford 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

For local Horticulture and Pesticide resources and classes, including information about how to become a Master Gardener, please go to our local Horticulture page:

Residential Soil Test Kits are available for contactless pick-up outside the front doors of our office building, The Rowser Building, located at 1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in Stafford.

4-H Clubs

Become a part of our Stafford 4-H Clubs! Contact our office today!

4-H Clubs cover a wide area of interest. Please visit our 4-H program page or contact our office for more information. It's time for Learn by Doing fun with 4-H! 
*Note: When Stafford County Schools are closed due to inclement weather, all 4-H programs are canceled for that day.

Smart Green Lawns Program offered March 1 through October 31 annually

This program has been modified during the threat of COVID-19.  Please contact Lisa Ellis at prior to enrolling.  Thank you.

Are you a resident of the City of Fredericksburg or the counties of Stafford or Spotsylvania? Is your lawn out of control? Are you looking for a way to have a lush lawn while being environmentally friendly? Then you need the Smart Green Lawns Program!

Please download the informational flyer and registration form for more information on this program.

Stafford Smart Green Lawns Enrollment Form5.22.19.pdf

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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