We-Can (Large)

Purchase a 350 page So Easy To Preserve handbook at the Extension Office for $15. It includes the latest guidelines plus recipes for canning, freezing, and drying. Also, check out our Families & Health page for fact sheets and a video series for canning processes.

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
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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Spend a Day in Ohio Amish Country
Bus trip sponsored by DCCEOS

October 22, 2015 (Thursday)

Leave West Union 7:00 a.m. and return 10:00 p.m.
Tours and stops include Heini’s Cheese Factory, buffet lunch at Farmstead Restaurant, Zinck’s Flea Market, downtown Berlin, and dinner at your cost in Marietta on the way home.

$57 Fee includes bus fare, lunch, and trip for bus driver.
Deadline with full payment is September 18.
Open to the public.
On-line registration link, paper form, and more details are on the way.
Registration form to print for Amish Country Bus Trip

Apple Sale

We are taking pre-paid orders for Shanholtz Orchard Apples: Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, and Gala. They are $14 per 25 lb. box (slightly more than half a bushel). They will arrive in October. You can print the order form and deliver or mail it to the Extension Office, or order and pay on-line. Fundraising proceeds will benefit the Doddridge County 4-H Leaders Association.
Apple Order Form to print.
Click here to place your apple order and pay on-line.

Extension Service Activities at the County Fair

Please visit our county fair page from the menu above for reports and results of Extension Service activities such as 4-H Livestock placings and sale, other 4-H Exhibits, Home Economics Exhibits results, etc. They will be posted when available.

What is Extension Service? Read a recent articled entitled Agents of Change from WV Living. Also, read our continuing “series” entitled What is Extension Service? and About Doddridge County Extension Service which we publish intermittently in our weekly news articles in the local papers. News articles are archived on the Newsletters & Newspaper Articles page.

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