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 Hancock 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.
Hancock County Highlights
- Extension agents from Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel counties created the NOPAN Padlet Challenge to engage youths in 4-H activities. A total of 72 members participated in synchronous or asynchronous activities with more than 200 youth engagements recorded.
- Hancock County Extension agent continues as the statewide trainer on the LifeSkills training program, which is an evidence-based substance abuse prevention program. The workshop was provided to 20 individuals in Mercer and Wyoming counties.