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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

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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

Dining with Diabetes Class in April
The WVU Jackson County Extension Office will be holding a Dining with Diabetes class for people with Type 2 Diabetes and/or their caregivers. If you have Diabetes and would like to learn more about how to manage the disease better, OR if you cook for someone with Diabetes and would like to learn more about how to prepare delicious and healthy meals, join us! Heck, come together and call it a date night. We will not only learn about healthy recipes, we will sample them too!

The classes will take place on Tuesdays in April:
April 4 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
April 11 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
April 18 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
April 25 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
There will also be a follow-up class at a future date (around the first week in July).

All classes will take place at the Sandyville Senior Center.

If you are interested in registering for the class, call the Extension Office at 372-8199. There is NO cost to attend. PLEASE register ahead of time so that we can know how much sample food to prepare. Thanks!

The West Virginia Sheep and Goat Breeders Association with the support of The WVDA have established funds to assist youth in becoming future West Virginia Shepherds. The intent is to develop starter flocks, develop breeding skills and increase involvement in their abilities of raising breeding sheep and goats.

Four one thousand dollar awards will be given to Four individuals between the ages of 9 and 21 years to purchase breeding sheep or goats. Interested applicants should submit the completed application by April 15th

These awards will be presented at the 2017 West Virginia Sheep & Goats Show and Sale, June 2-4 at the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Petersburg. Additional youth activities held in conjunction with this event include the Youth Judging / Skillathon Contest, the Mountain State Preview Show and the Mountain State Show Series Showmanship Competition.

2017 Young Shepherds Award Application Applications and additional information can be found on the website at: http://www.sheepwv.org

(RSVP with County Extension Office) Roane 304-927-0975, Jackson 304-372-8249

Dow Pasture & Hay Weed Control – Jeff Clark
March 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm Roane Co.High School Vo-Ag dept.
March 22, 2017 at 6:30 pm Jackson County Extension Office.

4-H Project Award Application

4-H Important Dates:

Teen Leader Weekend: March 24-26 at Jackson Mill (Deadline for registration March 3rd, 2017)

WV Day at the Legislature: March 28, 2017 at the State Capital Complex

4-H Round Up Registration This year’s program will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Epworth United Methodist Church.

Jackson County 4-H Camp – June 23 – 27, 2017
Jackson County Jr. Fair – July 24 – 29, 2017

Jackson County 4-H Project – exhibit requirements for 2017 Jackson County 4-H members to complete projects at the Jackson County Jr. Fair.