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    Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Location

2375 Darvills Road
Blackstone, Virginia 

Mailing Address

Southern Piedmont AREC
2375 Darvills Road
Blackstone, VA   23824-0448


Office E-mail and Phone Numbers

E-mailmakenny@vt.edu
Main Office(434) 292-5331
Fax(434) 292-5623
Margaret Kenny, Website Manager(434) 292-5331

Office Hours

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Directions

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From Blacksburg, Virginia 

Take Interstate 81 north for approximately 25 miles, take the US 220 South exit until it ends, take a left on to US 460 East. Stay on US 460 East through Appomattox, Virginia. Near Burkeville, Virginia US 360-460 merge for about 1 mile. Veer right on US 460 (Petersburg) staying on US 460 East. Near Blackstone take the second exit, Road 606, at top of ramp turn right, turn left at Barco Avenue, go one block, turn right on US 460 business, turn left at first light Dinwiddie Avenue (also Highway 40 East). Travel approximately 1 1/2 miles east on Highway 40 past Fort Pickett main gate. Keep straight approximately 1/2 mile, crossing two railroad tracks. Just past the second railroad track, turn left. We are across from the Fort Pickett airport. 

From Petersburg, Virginia 

Take US 460 West, take the 609/460 Business exit near Blackstone, turning left on to 609/US 460 Business, go about 1 mile, turn left (first paved road - Military Highway). At stop sign, turn left, go about 1/2 mile, crossing two railroad tracks. We are just past second railroad track on the left. We are across from the Fort Pickett airport. 

From Richmond, Virginia 

Take US 360 West approximately 16 miles, turn left on to US 153 until it ends, turn right on to US 460 West, turn left on to 609/US 460 Business, go about 1 mile turn left (first paved road - Military Highway). At stop sign, turn left, go about 1/2 mile crossing two railroad tracks. We are just past second railroad track on the left. We are across from the Fort Pickett airport. 

From the Blackstone, Virginia

Take Dinwiddie Avenue (also Highway 40 East), travel approximately 1 1/2 miles east on Highway 40 past the Fort Pickett main gate. Keep straight approximately 1/2 mile, crossing two railroad tracks. Just past the second railroad track, turn left. We are across from the Fort Pickett airport.