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 Monroe 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.
Monroe County Highlights
- Monroe County supports 11 community 4-H clubs with 145 enrolled members.
- The Monroe County Calf Pool marketed $490,624.79 in cattle, which was a $78,423.68 increase from 2019.
- As part of the COVID-19 Market Hog Program, 440 hogs ($340,000 value), were provided to citizens in the Greenbrier Valley as a food source for families.
- 194 potential producers learned about the financial risks involved in hemp production and the importance of marketing their product for success.