The Greensville 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 Greensville County and City of Emporia improve their lives. We provide eduation through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development and Community Viability. 

What's New

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Greensville/Emporia office helps to enable people within the community improve their lives by providing educational programs that use research based knowledge that focuses on individual, family and community issues and needs.


Master Gardener Wreath Making Workshop

Dec 2nd, 1 PM - 3PM

Learn how to make your own wreath with the Greensville/Emporia Master Gardeners! No experience is needed. Fresh evergreens, pine cones, straw wreaths, ribbon and accessories will be provided. $15.00 Fee, pay at the door. You must register by November 27th. Sign up by calling the office at 434-348-4223 or sign up online at and search "Holiday Wreath Making Workshop".  Wreath Making Workshop flyer (PDF) 


4-H Holiday Camp

Saturday, December 9th, 8:30-3:00

Ages 5-13

Make gifts to give (or keep!) * Cookie baking  *  Ornament making  *  Sewing project  *  Winter crafts  *  Winter games and activities  *  Design your own stocking. $10.00 Registration per child. Availability is based on a first come first serve basis. Final deadline for registration is  December 1, 2017.  Register at, or for more information call the Greensville/Emporia Extension Office at (434) 348-4223. 4-H Holiday Camp flyer (PDF) 


Master Gardener Training 2018 

If you have a desire to learn and want to share your horticultural knowledge with the community, stop by the Extension office at 105 Oak St. Emporia, VA 23847 to pick up an application to become a Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. Class topics inlcude, but aren't limited to, Landscape design, Vegetable gardening, Turf management, Pruning, Water quality and Indoor plants. The cost is $95 and includes all classes, materials, and Master Gardener handbook. Contact the Greensville/Emporia Extension office, (434) 348-4223, or email your questions to  Master Gardener Training flyer (PDF)