Arlington County Staff

The Arlington 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 Arlington 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.

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America Saves Week Essay Contest

Essay contest deadline is Feb. 10th. Calling all Arlington County and City of Alexandria high school students. Submit your essay today for a chance to win $600 in the America Saves Essay Contest.

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Hot Topics in the Urban Landscape

Worried about mosquitoes and Zika? Start working on mosquito control now!

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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 Alumni and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp The top three states with the most “hands raised” will earn $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000, respectively.

Upcoming Events

  • May 17 - Gardening Talks: Weeds 101
  • May 20 - MGNV Booth at Spring Plant Sale
  • May 22 - Lawn Substitute: Easy Alternatives for Beauty and Nature