Franklin County Cooperative Extension provides research-based information to County residents on a variety of topics relating to agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth activities. Information is made available through educational brochures, seminars and clinics, individual consultations, and membership in organized groups such as 4-H clubs, agricultural commodity groups, family and community education (FCE) clubs, and the Virginia Master Gardeners. Click here to visit the Virginia Cooperative Extension site.


  • Soil analysis
  • Insect, weed, and plant disease identification and treatment recommendations
  • Commercial agricultural and horticultural information and consultation
  • Pest control advice and pesticide information
  • Agri-business advice
  • Farm planning, livestock and forage production information
  • Homeowner horticultural consultation by Master Gardeners
  • Nutrition and wellness education
  • Family financial management
  • Food safety education and recommendations
  • Consumer resource management
  • Volunteer leadership development
  • Home food preservation information



  • 4-H camping experiences
  • Public speaking
  • Community service projects
  • 4-H school club projects
  • 4-H community and special interest programs
  • Creative and performing arts
  • Leadership development


*NEW* 02-02-2017 4-H CAMP NEWS

Information and list of classes for 4-H Camp 2017
Registration Form for 4-H Camp 2017

Would you like to volunteer this summer?  Read more ....  Volunteer with 4-H


90 East Court Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151-1740
Phone: 540-483-5161
Fax: 540-483-0807

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm