WVU Extension Service, Jackson County Office

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Jackson County Office
157 County Farm Road
Cottageville, WV 25239-7031

Physical Location:
Jackson County Junior Fairgrounds

Phone: 304-372-8199 or
Fax: 304-372-8042
Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Driving Directions

WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

WVU Extension Service provides programs in 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community, Economic and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. WVU also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill Center for Lifelong Learning and State 4-H Camp, near Weston, West Virginia.

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Special Announcements

Horse Contract Signing

Calvary United Methodist Church in Ripley, WV
Jan. 11, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jan. 13, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Upcoming Agricultural Meetings

Mark Your Calendars
December 18, 2014 – 7:00 pm – Workshop on Livestock Handling & Facilities – Kevin Shaffer – Roane County High School Vo-Ag Room. Contact Brandy Brabham 304-927-0975 for more information.

January 15, 2015 – 6:30 pm – Understanding EPD’s – Kevin Shaffer at the WVU Jackson County Extension Office.
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Wood County Farmers Short Course offering sessions on various agriculture related topics in the Fort Boreman Room of the Judge Black Annex to the Wood County Courthouse located at 315 Market Street, Parkersburg across from the Blennerhassett Hotel in Parkersburg, WV. Contact JJ Barrett 304-424-1960 with any questions.

January 22, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Farm Bill Program Update & EQUIP Program Update – Dan Shockey – FSA and Jason Crisplip, NRCS and Changes in February 5, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Direct Marketing Beef – Alex Straight, WVU Ritchie County Extension Agent.
February 12, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Weed Control in Hay and Pasture Fields – Mark Landefeld, Ohio State Extension.
February 19, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Deer Management and Control – John David Johnson, WVU Jackson County Extension Agent.
March 5, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Designing Livestock Handling Facilities – Dr. Steve Boyles, Ohio State Extension Specialist.
March 12, 2015 – 7:00 pm – Marketing Timber from the Farm: Once in Lifetime Opportunity – Scott Eggerud-WV Colnsulting Forester. Farm Bureau Night – Don Michael – WV Farm Bureau Update.
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Upcoming Winter Dinner Meetings at the Roane/Jackson Technical Center – Please RSVP to attend this dinner meeting by calling 304-927-0975 or 304-372-8199 within 10 days prior to the event date, so we will know how many to plan meals for.

January 27, 2015 – 6:30 pm – Low Cost Fertilization for Pasture, Hay, and Crops-Tom Basden
February 24, 2015 – Direct Marketing-John Spangler.
March 24, 2015 – Managing Windfalls from Natural Gas Leases on the Farm- Fred Scheeren, CFP, Managing Director-Investment, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

2014 Garden Calendar Each month of the calendar provides the perennially popular suggested dates for planting and carrying out other gardening activities.

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