Putting Knowledge to Work!
The West Virginia University Extension Service 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 Monongalia residents thanks to the tremendous support of our community members, local organizations, volunteers and local partners, including the Board of Education and County Commission.
Monongalia County Highlights
- The 4-H program reached 4,760 youths in Monongalia County through clubs, school enrichment programs, camps and other programs. 424 youths were involved in clubs, 370 youths were involved in short-term programs, 115 youths attended camping programs and 4,125 youths participated in school enrichment programs.
- 59 animals were exhibited and sold by 40 4-H youths. 76 Monongalia County 4-H exhibits were shown virtually through the statewide exhibit website. Monongalia County had a 62.4% project completion rate (up from 40% last year).
- Regional Beef Quality Assurance Feeder Calf sales marketed through the WV-PA pool totaled $427,880 for regional beef farmers.
- The Monongalia County CEOS supported the community with a total of 13,622 volunteer hours from 48 total members.