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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Director, Cooperative Extension, West Virginia University.

The WVU Board of Governors is the governing body of WVU. The Higher Education Policy Commission in West Virginia is responsible for developing, establishing, and overseeing the implementation of a public policy agenda for the state’s four-year colleges and universities.

Trade or brand names used in this publication are for educational purposes only. The use of such product names does not imply endorsement by WVU Extension to the exclusion of other products that may be equally suitable.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to provide this content in alternate formats upon request. Contact the WVU Extension Office of Communications at 304-293-4222. For all other ADA requests, contact WVU Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Underrepresented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Recommendations for the use of agricultural chemicals are included as a convenience to the reader. The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial products or services does not imply endorsement by West Virginia University Extension nor discrimination against similar products or services not mentioned. Individuals who use agricultural chemicals are responsible for ensuring that the intended use complies with current regulations and conforms to the product label. Be sure to obtain current information about usage regulations and examine a current product label before applying any chemical. For assistance, contact your county Cooperative Extension agent.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This material is funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–SNAP.

This work is supported by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. If you need free language assistance, please contact Kim Suder at email or call 304-293-8613.

If you need to request disability-related accommodations for activity applications, camps, events, etc., please contact WVU’s ADA Coordinator Jill Hess at 304-293-6692 (Phone), 304-293-8279 (Fax) or email Accommodations should be requested at least two weeks of the event.