WVU Extension Service and Wyoming County food pantry provide nutrition and inspiration through poultry project
Wyoming County is nestled between the steep mountains of southern West Virginia with equally steep economic struggles.
West Virginia Governor’s Safety Conference to highlight safety and health of the state’s workforce
Recognizing the importance of the safety and health of West Virginia’s workforce, West Virginia University Extension Service Safety and Health Extension and Fire Service Extension have partnered with the Governor of West Virginia to bring you the West Virginia Governor’s Safety Conference.
Summers begins new journey as WVU Extension Service 4-H agent in Cabell County
A familiar face has moved into a new a role as the 4-H youth development agent in
WVU Extension Service and farmers work together to grow state’s agritourism industry
From pick-your-own patches and interactive farm tours to corn mazes and unique lodging experiences, West Virginia University Extension Service helps agritourism to preserve and promote West Virginia’s diverse and historic culture.
West Virginia Small Farm Conference to help local farmers grow food and communities
Food has a way of bridging divides and bringing people together. And, today, there’s a growing desire among communities, restaurants and schools to use high quality, locally sourced ingredients.
WVU Extension Service welcomes new agent to Hampshire County
WVU Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resources faculty receive national recognition
Two faculty members from West Virginia University Extension Service’s Agriculture and Natural Resources unit were nationally recognized for their dedication and commitment to meeting the needs of West Virginia residents at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference.
WVU Extension’s Family and Community Development faculty nationally recognized
Two faculty members from West Virginia University Extension Service’s Family and Community Development unit were nationally recognized for their dedication and commitment to meeting the needs of West Virginia individuals, families and communities at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Session.
WVU Extension Service partners with Diversified Gas & Oil to provide oil and gas job training for high school seniors
West Virginia University Extension Service Safety and Health Extension is building a strong pipeline of future workers for the oil and natural gas industry by bringing an industry-specific training program into high schools, vocational and technical schools across the state — in the end, helping to grow West Virginia’s workforce and economy.
WVU Extension Service conference to provide education and affirmation to state’s female farmers
Across the nation, more women than ever are taking the lead when it comes to agriculture. In West Virginia, over 13,000 women are diligently working to develop and maintain their own farms and agribusinesses – which contributed more than $200 million to the state’s economy in 2017.
Amanda Johnson joins WVU Extension Service in Jefferson County as 4-H agent
Amanda Johnson is Jefferson County’s newest West Virginia University Extension Service 4-H agent, and while she’s new to the county, she’s certainly not new to WVU Extension Service nor the benefits that 4-H programs bring to West Virginia’s youths.