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 Wood 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.
Wood County Highlights
- 9,000 youths and 4,500 adults served.
- $174,000+ generated by involvement in WVU Extension educational programming.
- More than 10,000 volunteer hours ($272,000 value) provided to our local community.
- Faculty members authored columns, articles and social media posts to share research and offer practical advice for parents, farmers and community members during the pandemic, reaching more than 30,000 people.