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Preston County

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 Preston 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. 

Preston County Highlights

    • Extension agent Bill Shockey, now retired, successfully administered a two-year SARE Research & Education grant, Obtaining Preventative Veterinary Services in Underserved Areas, to
      • Educate producers on the value of having a vet-client-patient relationship to keep animals healthy.
      • Provide producers with tools to attract veterinarian services to underserved areas.
    • David Hartley served as the co-director of URLinked Best of State Camp and URLeadership, two statewide virtual camps engaged camper in service, leadership, health habit, and STEM activities. 
      Download the Preston County Annual Report