The Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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

Chesterfield County 4-H Camp

June 26-30 2017                                           

Registration for camp will be ONLINE and will not be open until March 1st – you may register for camp and get more details about registration here on the website. You can register up to 2 campers of the same gender at one time. You must register male and female campers separately via two different web-links.

Boys Link

Girls Link  

Open to Chesterfield County Residents Only!

For information regarding registration, camp fees, scholarships, and for frequently asked questions, please get more details about registration here.

Chesterfield County 4-H recruiting teen counselors for summer camp

Chesterfield 4-H is looking for outstanding teen leaders to fill summer camp counselor positions. Must be at least 14 years old and no older than 18 as of January 1, 2017. Selected teens would be required to attend monthly trainings starting in November (detailed days and times listed in actual application).

Click here for more information. 

To request an application:  contact Bethany Eigel at 804-751-4401 or

Grass Roots & Learn Your Landscape Programs 2017

Healthy Virginia Lawns - Grass Roots Personalized Lawn Care Recommendations

The popular Grass Roots program involves a home visit by a trained Master Gardener Volunteer who will measure your lawn, take a soil sample, and provide personalized recommendations based on a detailed site evaluation. For more information please visit: or download a registration form.

Learn more about the Learn your Landscape program here.

Newsletter and Program Updates

Would you like to receive notification about lawn and garden programs or upcoming public seminars? If you are not receiving our newsletter and other program updates, send us an email requesting that you be placed on the recipient list to receive these notifications. Email your request to  

View previous issues and sign up online here.

Agriculture and Natural Resources Info

The Chesterfield County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is proud to serve our residents with numerous lawn and garden programs and services. 

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Ask an Expert!

Ask a Local Expert! Submit your questions about Lawns, Gardening, Landscaping, Vegetable Production, and Pest Identification/Management.

Equine Vaccinations

Read about equine vaccinations in the state of Virginia here.

Have a horse and have questions? 

Contact Charlotte "Charley" Maxwell, Extension Agent, via email at