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WVU Day at the Legislature Canceled

After monitoring events in Charleston and anticipating large crowds at the Capitol next week, West Virginia University and WVU Extension Servic e have made the decision to cancel the WVU Day at the Legislature event scheduled for Feb. 20, 2018.

“We felt that the potential for large crowds and long security lines would limit students’ participation and the ability to visit our event exhibits,” said Steven Bonanno, dean and director, WVU Extension Service.

Students, 4-H'ers to 'find their path' at WVU Day at the Legislature

Visitor at Day at the Legislature tries out an experiment at one of the exhibits.

Higher education can open the door to a world of possibilities for West Virginia’s young people. Hundreds of 4-H’ers and students will have an opportunity to learn how they can find their path to those possibilities and to WVU during the 2018 WVU Day at the Legislature. The event, hosted by WVU and WVU Extension Service will take place at the Capitol in Charleston on Feb. 20, 2018, from 9 a.m. to noon.

WVU Extension's Women in Ag to host statewide workshops

West Virginia is home to nearly 10,000 female farmers. To help this important group of agribusiness owners, WVU Extension Service’s Women in Ag program is hosting a series of workshops throughout the state (and online) to provide them with tools and resources needed to run a successful business.

Through a partnership with Annie’s Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs designed to strengthen women’s roles in the modern farm enterprise, WVU Extension experts will host the West Virginia Annie’s Project at multiple sites in West Virginia February through June. The six-session program provides training in risk assessment, business planning and decision-making. The program also provides opportunities to network with your peers and industry experts, and experts will offer mentoring and coaching for aspiring and beginning producers.