Virginia Cooperative Extension brings the resources of Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to the people of the commonwealth. Understanding that knowledge is power, we place that power in the hands of Virginians and help them learn how to use it to improve the quality of their lives. Our Extension agents and specialists form a network of educators whose classrooms are the communities, homes, and businesses of Virginia, where they bring research-based solutions to the problems facing Virginians today. To better utilize our resources, we form collaborations with hundreds of public and private partners and volunteers, who help us reach larger and more diverse audiences and also leverage the impact of our work. We are a product of cooperation among local, state, and federal governments in partnership with tens of thousands of citizens, who, through local Extension Leadership Councils, help design, implement, and evaluate our needs-driven programs. We are a dynamic organization that stimulates positive personal and societal change, leading to more productive lives, families, farms, and forests as well as a better environment. Virginia Cooperative Extension is an educational outreach program of Virginia's land-grant universities: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, and a part of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.

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  • 2018 Annual Report: Virginia Big Tree Program 

    Wiseman, Eric (Virginia Tech. Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, 2018)
    The Virginia Big Tree Program is a public outreach program coordinated by Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech. The program maintains a ...
  • Crafts caravan. Leader's guide 

    Saylor, Mary C.; Kelley, Patricia A. (1979-12)
    Leader's guide to the 4-H Crafts Caravan program.
  • An adventure in discovery of creative design : come along on the crafts caravan 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1977)
    A selection of 16 crafts for the 4-H Crafts Caravan program.
  • Meet the guide in design : line 

    Saylor, Mary C.; Kelley, Patricia A. (1977)
    An activity sheet for the 4-H Crafts Caravan program.
  • Cue sheet. Upholster a cheese box 

    Culpepper, Karen G. (1980-01)
    Provides instructions for upholstering a cheese box.
  • Cue Sheet. Wood shutters 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1977)
    Provides instructions for hanging interior wood shutters.
  • Cue sheet. Decorative paper 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1977)
    Provides instructions for making decorative paper by folding and dying.
  • Cue sheet. Bathroom organizer 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Service (1979-06)
    Provides instructions for making a simple bathroom organizer.
  • Cue sheet. Healing your sick furniture 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1979-08)
    Wobbly chair or table? Sticking drawer? Loose veneer? If these are problems in your home, a good wood glue, a few specialized tools and some know-how can remedy them.
  • Cue sheet. Mattresses 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1979-05)
    A discussion on buying a new mattress and how to extend mattress life.
  • Berries other than strawberries 

    Barton, Jo Anne, 1935- (1977-03)
    Provides information on freezing, canning and preserving various types of berries.
  • Cue sheet. Microwave flower drying 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1979-06)
    Provides instructions for drying flowers in the microwave.
  • Color in home furnishings interior design 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1979-05)
    Color fads may come and go, but a well thought out color plan for your home will always look right.
  • Re-upholstering : do it yourself 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Service (1979-05)
    The basic upholstering processes in this bulletin are easy to learn.
  • When you buy a lounge chair 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1977-03)
    Provides tips for buying a comfortable lounge chair.
  • Cue sheet. Wood furniture care 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917-; Woodard, Janice Emelie, 1929- (1976-12)
    All wood furniture requires care, based on the type of finish it has.
  • Staple-gun decorating 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1979-07)
    Provides instructions for decorating your home using a staple-gun and fabric.
  • Harvest-time tradition … corn husk 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Service (1977-04)
    Provides instructions for using corn husks to create decorative items for your home.
  • Creative design for young, young moderns 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1975-12)
    Provides suggestions and instructions for gifts that 6-12 year olds can make themselves.
  • How to … storage ideas : how to use wooden crates 

    Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (1975-07)
    Provides suggestions for using storage crates to create attractive and economical storage areas in your home.

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