You'll find it growing during the hottest months of the year due to its ability to store water while surviving drought-like conditions.Learn about the weed of the week
West Virginia University Extension Service experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities.
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.
West Virginia University Extension Service has welcomed a new specialist to its Agriculture and Natural Resources program. Effective June 15, Carlos Quesada joined the team as the entomology specialist, an essential position to round out the program’s integrated pest management efforts.
In recent weeks, residents in West Virginia and other states have reported receiving unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from another country. The West Virginia University Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resources program urges those who’ve received these seeds to proceed with caution, as the packets could contain seeds of invasive plant species.
Fresh, healthy foods can be difficult to find in rural West Virginia communities. This isn’t only evident at the dinner table, its impact shows up at the doctor’s office, too.
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Upcoming Extension Events
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- Aug156:45 AM - 11:00 AMWood County - Parkersburg Half Marathon Water Stop
- Aug176:30 PM - 8:00 PMWirt County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting
- Aug186:00 PM - 8:30 PMWV Woodland Stewards Online Seminar--August
- Aug186:00 PM - 8:30 PMWV Woodland Stewards Seminar--August 2020
- Aug196:00 PM - 7:00 PMRandolph Co. 4-H Leaders' Meeting
- Aug206:00 PM - 9:00 PMMaster Gardener Fall Training - Introduction to the WVEMG Program
- Aug22 All Day Randolph County Fair
- Aug254:00 PM - 7:00 PMRandolph County Fair Competitive Exhibit Check-In
- Aug265:00 PM - 6:00 PMRabbit Weigh-In Randolph