Characterized by light green stems that can be purple at the lower part and often unbranched, giving rise to heart-shaped leaflets. Yellow woodsorrel's leaflets help distinguish it from clover leaves, which are not heart-shaped but look similar otherwise.Learn about yellow woodsorrel
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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.
One in four of the state’s rural residents is food insecure, and with the recent public health crisis, it is anticipated that more West Virginians will not have reliable access to food. Food insecurity directly affects the state’s health: 40 percent of West Virginians are obese, 16 percent have diabetes and 13 percent have cardiovascular disease.
With a drive to make a difference and strong community ties, Angela Lawrence joined West Virginia University Extension Service as an Extension instructor and Family and Community Development agent for Berkeley and Jefferson counties, effective August 17.
With 13 years of experience working in various West Virginia University programs, Raegan DeVor brings her extensive background and passion for 4-H with her as she joins the WVU Extension Service team in Wyoming and McDowell counties as agent-in-training, effective June 8.
With years of experience teaching and inspiring youths, Kayla Boerboom joined the West Virginia University Extension Service team as an agent-in-training for McDowell and Wyoming counties, effective June 8.
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- Sep273:00 PM - 4:00 PMTeen Leader Meeting - Randolph
- Oct16:00 PM - 9:00 PMMaster Gardener Fall Training - Plant Sexual & Vegetative/Clonal Propagation
- Oct34:00 PM - 8:00 PMWood County - Ox Roast
- Oct59:00 AM - 12:00 PMWest Virginia Forest Health Forum--Tree Problems 2020
- Oct67:00 PM - 8:00 PMWood County 4-H Leaders Assoc. Meeting
- Oct9 All Day Wood County - Secretary & Treasurer Books, Project Medal and Royalty Applications Due
- Oct118:00 AM - 7:00 PMWVU Diversity Week
- Oct112:00 PM - 3:00 PMWood County 4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
- Oct196:30 PM - 8:00 PMWirt County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting