2014 Garden Calendar -County Feature

The 2014 Garden Calendar is now available in the Extension Office. Stop by and pick yours up today. You can also download and print it from here. For other gardening resources, please visit this site.

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Doddridge County Office
503-A W Main Street
St. Patrick Center
West Union, WV 26456

Phone 304-873-1801
FAX 304-873-1898
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 to 4:00
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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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Doddridge County Farmers Market

Opens Wednesday, July 2 and will operate 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Contact Cheri Postlewaite at 304-869-3838 to become a vendor

Some items to be offered: chemical free pastured chicken, gmo free produce and plants, natural beef and pork, organic eggs, homemade baked goods, and handcrafted artisan items.

Food Preservation Class on Pressure Canning

Register for session of your choice – at the Doddridge County Extension Office 304-873-1801
10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 10
or 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 10

USDA StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunities

July 17, Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
at the Ritchie County 4-H Grounds
Register with the WVU Ritchie County Extension Office at 304-643-5200

This free presentation will introduce the latest USDA initiative and its potential to benefit farmers and communities in West Virginia. Details about StrikeForce, Farm Bill updates, forage information, and comments from WV Department of Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick will be included.

Understanding Renegotiation and Renewal of Natural Gas Leases

July 24, Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
at the Doddridge County Park
Register with the WVU Doddridge County Extension Office at 304-873-1801

The West Virginia University Extension Service will be presenting this free, educational program for the general public. Eric Gordon, a lawyer with experience in writing and negotiating natural gas leases will discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by the growth and development of the region’s gas industries. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. This program will also be offered on Tuesday, July 22, at 6:00 p.m. at the West Virginia Northern Community College on Market Street in Wheeling.