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Common Lambsquarters

A shallow-rooted herbaceous summer annual weed, common lambsquarters is often found in disturbed soil. In small plots, hoeing and mulches can be effective controls.

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Atiles named WVU’s dean of Extension and engagement

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A dynamic national leader in engagement, collaboration and outreach with significant experience in the land-grant system has been selected as the next leader of the statewide West Virginia University Extension Service.

The appointment of Jorge Atiles as dean of Extension and engagement and director of the WVU Extension Service was announced today (March 23) and is effective June 29.  Atiles will also hold a faculty appointment in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Estep joins WVU Extension Service as 4-H agent in Mingo County

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No stranger to West Virginia University Extension Service programming, Tammy Estep has been named the 4-H youth development agent in Mingo County, effective May 18.

WVU Extension Service to hold EMT prep course at Monongalia County Technical Center

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West Virginia University Extension Service Safety and Health Extension’s Shirley M. Kimble Training Center will be holding an emergency medical technician prep course from July 21 through November 19 at the Monongalia County Technical Center in Morgantown, West Virginia, as part of their adult education programming.

Energy Express partners with WVPB to bring youth programming into homes

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WVU Extension Service and West Virginia Public Broadcasting have partnered to bring youth programming into the homes of West Virginia families.

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