Morgantown, W.Va. – More than 610,000 die of heart disease in the United States every year. The number is shocking and includes many West Virginians—where heart disease is the number one cause of death.
West Virginia Small Farm Conference set to educate local farmers and equip them for success
Morgantown, W.Va. – With the recipes we hand down to the next generation and local specialties we pride ourselves on, food plays an important part in our lives as West Virginians. A resurgence in popularity of locally grown, quality food has led to farmers markets and food related festivals springing up all across the Mountain State.
Callie Moles named Wirt County Extension agent
West Virginia University Extension Service has named Callie Moles as Wirt County’s newest Extension agent.
Countdown to code camp: WVU Extension 4-H program to host innovative camp to help students learn about computer science
Today’s technology is far-reaching and changing at warp speed, and people who know how to use it to create apps, video games or software programs are in high demand. As this demand grows, so do the opportunities for West Virginia youths to get a head start for these in-demand careers by learning the basics and have fun while doing it.
WVU Extension Service urges residents to put safety first when heating homes
Morgantown, W.Va. – With frigid temperatures well below normal and not much relief in sight, many West Virginia residents are turning to additional heat sources to help their primary heater keep up with the arctic chill that has dominated early winter.
WVU Calhoun County Extension Service announces new office hours
Morgantown, W.Va. – Beginning the week of Jan. 8, the West Virginia University Calhoun County Extension Service office will change its office hours to be open 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.
The same programs will still be offered, and Calhoun County residents will still receive the 4-H, CEOs and agriculture-related programs they know and have come to count on.
WVU Extension Service’s Jamie Mullins returns to Gilmer County as a youth development agent
West Virginia University Extension Service announced the appointment of Jamie Mullins as the 4-H youth development agent for Calhoun and Gilmer counties, effective January 1, 2018.
Mullins, who joined WVU Extension Service in 2011, currently serves as the 4-H and youth development agent and county program coordinator for Calhoun County. Mullins will continue that role while expanding her duties in Gilmer County – a place she calls “home.” She will oversee youth development programs in both counties, including 4-H, Energy Express and other youth outreach initiatives. Mullins’ home office will remain in Calhoun County.
WVU Extension Service garden calendar features tips, recipes, gardening initiatives and more
Morgantown, W.Va.— Gardening in West Virginia is a long-standing rite of passage for many families. It has been bringing together parents, children and grandparents for centuries. And with more and more residents opting for farm to table options, it is becoming a unique way to bring communities together.