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Posted on: November 10, 2022

VCE Loudoun 4-H Teaches Students about Life Sciences with Embryology & Poultry Production Programs

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun (VCE Loudoun) 4-H celebrates a banner year for its Embryology Program, an annual program that provides first-time agricultural experiences to youth who are far removed from the sources of the food they eat. Through...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Loudoun to Host Agricultural Technology Field Day November 16

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun (VCE Loudoun), along with its partners, will host an Agricultural Technology Field Day Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Middleburg Agricultural Research & Extension (MARE) Center, 552...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Apply to be a VCE Loudoun Master Gardener Volunteer

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Are you interested in becoming a VCE Loudoun Master Gardener? VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners (MGs) are accepting applications for the 2023 cohort of volunteer educators.

Working with Loudoun County communities, the VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners’ mis...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

VCE Loudoun Presents: Blue Ridge Intro to Whole Farm Planning

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The Blue Ridge Intro to Whole Farm Planning course introduces beginning and exploring farmers to the whole farm planning process. Over six weeks, extension agents and guest presenters address key concepts and examples that provide the framework and inspir...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Present: The Right Tree for the Right Place

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Choosing a tree is a long-term investment in a landscape, and one of the most ecologically significant choices one can make either in the home garden or in an ecological restoration project. Matt Bright will discuss native tree species that are robust and...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

VCE Loudoun Opens Registration for Reduced-Cost Water Testing

Water Testing

Are you interested in testing your well, cistern, or spring to find out what’s in your water? VCE Loudoun, in partnership with the Virginia Household Water Quality Program, provides an affordable way to test your water quality through their Fall & Spr...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

VCE Loudoun Master Gardener Information Meeting – September 22

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Are you interested in becoming a VCE Loudoun Master Gardener?

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners are hosting their annual Information Meeting in September in anticipation of opening their application portal. VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners are trained volunteer edu...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Carex - The Plant Your Garden is Missing!

Carex

The elusive Carex. Everyone talks about their "wonders," but there are SO MANY! Where to begin? Wendy Brister from Cavano's Perennials, Inc. will talk about some of the native Carex species available in the trade, their cultural needs a...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Found in Loudoun; Residents Encouraged to Help Slow Its Spread

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Loudoun County officials say the invasive species of insect known as the spotted lanternfly has been found in Loudoun County, signaling a new stage in efforts to slow the spread of the pest that can damage agricultural crops and more than 100 other plants...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Cooking on a Budget - Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

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Get creative with your meals! Learn tips and tricks to help you plan, cook, and prepare nutritious meals with VCE Loudoun's Master Food Volunteers and Loudoun Hunger Relief.  

This four-part cooking series will have everyone whipping up q...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Pesticide Safety Tips - Wednesday, July 27, at 6:30 p.m.

Pesticide Tips

When should you use pesticides, and how can you use them safely? 

Find out with Beth Sastre of the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Beth will discuss the safe use of pesticides, including when to use them and how to decide when they are necessary. ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Why VCE Loudoun?

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun (VCE Loudoun) has many programs that provide information and resources to help improve lives. VCE Loudoun helps to:

  • Improve food system resilience with food safety programs
  • Teach life skills and reduce youth depressi...
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