The Warren 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 Warren 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.
A potentially very serious pest of grapes, peaches, hops, and a variety of other crops, the spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, was detected in Frederick County, Virginia, on Jan. 10, 2018.
It is important to look for it and report any finds.
Spotted lanternfly has also been reported on a range of ornamentals around the home and in the landscape.
The Northern Shenandoah Valley 2019 Annual Report is Available
The Northern Shenandoah Valley 2019 Annual Report highlights the programming efforts of Virginia Cooperative Extension for the citizens of Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren Counties as well as the highlights of the Virginia Tech - Alson H. Smith, Jr. AREC and the Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center.
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.