Montgomery County's Agriculture and Natural Resources provide programs that fit the following areas:

Ask a Local Expert! Submit your questions about lawns, fruit and vegetable gardening, landscaping, pest identification and management and other horticulture topics.

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.  Montgomery County 4-H offers many programs and activities for area youth, ages 5 to 18. These include community clubs, special interest clubs, after-school programs, day and residential camps, and leadership opportunities.

To receive information about upcoming events, you can subscribe to our county's e-mail list  for 4-H Youth Programs.   Just submit your e-mail address and select the list to which you would like to subscribe. "4-H Youth Programs" is the first on the list. Be sure to click "Join" at the bottom of the screen.  We send announcements about all upcoming events to this list.
To find out more about the Montgomery County 4-H Program, contact:

Michelle Dickerson,
4-H Extension Agent
(540) 382-5790

girls with tribe stick at camp

4-H MOTTO: To Make the Best Better!

I pledge...My HEAD to Clearer Thinking,
My HEART to Greater Loyalty,
My HANDS to Larger Service,
and My HEALTH to Better Living,
For My Club, My Community, My Country, and My World.

Green & White
The white is for purity.
The green, nature's most common color, is for life, springtime, and youth.

Engaging with Communities

Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists in community viability work with Extension agents, campus-based faculty, organizational partners, communities, and individuals to further opportunity and build capacity in five program areas:   

Examples of our work include training county elected officials, educating entrepreneurs, facilitating collaborative projects, supporting the growth of community food systems and local economies, enhancing agent skills and community capacity in facilitation and leadership, conducting problem-driven research, and creating publications and tools that address critical community needs.

Do you have a question about Community Viability?

Perhaps one of the Community Viability specialists below can help you. Contact a Community Viability specialist or direct a question to them using our Ask an Expertsystem. 

Community Viability Specialists