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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  • The highest honor … being a Virginia 4-H All Star 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
    Describes the 4-H All Stars honor organization and present requirements for membership.
  • Family money management : technician's guide 

    Jenkins, Joyce H. (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1976-08)
    A technician's guide to a series of lessons on family money management.
  • Cue sheet on cleaning carpets and rugs 

    Woodard, Janice Emelie, 1929-; Habel, Katherine L. (Katherine Leona), 1917- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1976-12)
    Provides tips for cleaning carpets and rugs
  • Food freezers : guide for shoppers 

    Woodard, Janice Emelie, 1929-; Barton, Jo Anne, 1935- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1979-06)
    Discusses different types of home freezers and provides information for shoppers when choosing a freezer.
  • What to use to clean your house 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Service; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1975-10)
    Provides basic information on common household cleaners and cleaning equipment.
  • Virginia 4-H All Star : constitution & bylaws 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1996)
    Presents the constitution and bylaws of the Virginia chapter of 4-H All Star
  • Summary of herbicides used on agronomic and horticultural crops in Virginia 1962-1967 

    Kates, Allan H. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service, 1968-06)
    Presents results of a survey conducted 1962-1967 on herbicide use on crops in Virginia.
  • Clean electric ranges 

    Woodard, Janice Emelie, 1929- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1975-09)
    Explains proper cleaning methods of electric ranges and ovens.
  • Virginia 4-H Congress - June 19 to 22, Virginia Tech campus : go for it! 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1995)
    A poster advertising an upcoming 4-H Congress to be held at Virginia Tech.
  • Certificate of merit : unit 4-H Honor Club 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1999)
    A certificate for membership into the 4-H Honor Club.
  • Chemistry and formulations of 2,4-D 

    Coartney, J. S.; Kates, Allan H. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service, 1968-10)
    A discussion on 2,4-D, a common weed control material.
  • Tour guide for housing tour 

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division
    Provides tips for organizing a successful housing tour, giving your group an opportunity to see well-planned homes that meet families' needs.
  • Summary of dimensions given in There's no place like home : stairs 

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division, 1979-10)
    Provides dimensions for stairs, ramps, and railings.
  • Bromoxynil for early post-emergence weed control in wheat and barley 

    Kates, Allan H. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service, 1967-10)
    A discussion on the use of Bromoxynil for controlling weeds in wheat and barley.
  • Cautions in selecting housing from model or show homes 

    Wells, Helen L. (Extension specialist) (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division, 1978-08)
    Provides a checklist when buying homes from models or show homes.
  • Fall applications of pre-emergence herbicides for woody ornamentals 

    Coartney, J. S.; Bingham, S. W. (Samuel Wayne), 1929- (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service, 1967-09)
    Provides information on applying pre-emergence herbicides on woody ornamental in the fall.
  • DCPA for the home grounds 

    Kates, Allan H.; Coartney, J. S. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Cooperative Extension Service, 1968-05)
    A discussion on the use of DCPA in lawns and home gardens.
  • First impressions in house hunting : the exterior 

    Wells, Helen L. (Extension specialist) (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division, 1978-08)
    Provides a checklist for things to look for on the exterior of a house when house hunting.
  • Househunter's equipment 

    Wells, Helen L. (Extension specialist) (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Extension Division, 1978-09)
    Provides a list of equipment a serious househunter will want to use to help judge a house.
  • Be smart about cookware materials 

    Woodard, Janice Emelie, 1929- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1976)
    Explains the main features of materials used in cookware and provides guides for using and caring for these materials.

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