Putting Knowledge to Work!
The West Virginia University Extension works to provide solutions in your community through key programs and resources, including agriculture and natural resources; 4-H and youth development; food and nutrition; health and wellness; financial planning; and home gardening. These research-based programs and services are available to all Grant County residents thanks to the tremendous support of our community members, local organizations, volunteers and local partners, including the Board of Education and County Commission.
Grant County Highlights
- More than 150 school-aged youths were reached through the Get Experience in Mindfulness curriculum.
- The 2020-2021 WVBEP concluded with the 53rd annual sale, where 88 bulls were cataloged and 84 were sold for a gross of $293,800 or $3,498/head.
- Conducted ultrasounds (locally and statewide) on more than 1,000 ewes and does for pregnancy, preformed breeding soundness exams on rams and answered questions across the state on small ruminant nutrition, breeding and general husbandry.
- Delivered 21 hours of nutrition education and virtually taught 21 sessions to 70 fifth graders at Petersburg Elementary School using the Show Me Nutrition curriculum.