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 Jefferson 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.
Jefferson County Highlights
- Packaged and distributed 10,000 educational kits to county youths during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Created and distributed 217 buttons to teachers as part of the Familiar Faces button campaign.
- Completed a $36,000 grant focusing on nutrient management plan recordkeeping in the Eastern Panhandle.
- Community Educational Outreach Service members logged 14,500 hours of community service at a value of $394,400.