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The West Virginia University Extension Service 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 Mingo 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. 

Mingo County Highlights

  • Provided training, education and outreach on ATV safety to thousands of students and adults throughout the state and secured a grant from the National 4-H Council to develop an ATV action team in Mingo County to provide additional outreach.
  • Completed iRESPECT cyberbullying education and programming to nearly 600 county youths and more than 110 adults.
  • Secured $65,000 in funding for the Energy Express summer reading/nutrition program which served nearly 170 youths in the county.
  • Implemented tourism and outreach initiatives which resulted in a total economic impact of $1.7 million for Mingo and Logan counties.