The Dinwiddie 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 Dinwidie 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.
Are you the next CHOPPED Champion?
Virginia 4-H offers a competition similar to the TV series Chopped on Food Network. In 4-H we refer to it as the Food Challenge. Dinwiddie 4-H is forming a team to compete at the district level for ages 9 to 13. Registration is now closed, but applications will open up every January.
Presentation and Public Speaking Workshop
Raise your hand if speaking in front of people terrifies you! This workshop is for those who want to perfect the art of speaking in front of a crowd to be held on February 24 from 1 to 5PM at the Ragsdale Community Center. Participants will learn speaking techniques, how to make an engaging presentation, and work through the stress of speaking in front of others. This program is for ages 9-18 and free. Register for the Tweakin' Your Speakin' here.
Dinwiddie and District Competition
Dinwiddie will hold it's annual contest on March 1. The competitions will include photography, presentations, public speaking, and "Share the Fun". The event will take place at the brand new Dinwiddie County Government Center, and registration is now open! The competition is open to ages 9 to 18. Register here.
Become a 4-H Volunteer
Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer! 4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.
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.