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Mason-Dixon Park in Core WV. One of the Monongalia County Master Gardener Projects.

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Monongalia County Office
34 Commerce Drive Suite 106
WesMon Plaza
Morgantown, WV 26501

Phone (304) 291-7201
Fax (304) 291-7202
Office Hours 8:30 – 4:30 Mon-Fri
Directions to Office

WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

The WVU Extension Service provides community programs in throughout the state 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.

Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, the National Cooperative Extension System is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions. Extension knowledge can also be found online anytime, through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest educational and information system staffed by Extension expertise. Anywhere you find the button below, you can link to eXtension!

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Agricultural Events for Winter 2015

January 27th
Understanding EPDs and their Use in Genetic Progress -Kevin Shaffer
7 p.m. WVU-Monongalia County Extension Office

February 10th
Balage -Ed Rayburn
Winter Dinner Meeting
Winfield Community Center

February 24th
Designing and Constructing a User-Friendly Cattle Handling Facility -Kevin Shaffer
7 p.m. WVU-Monongalia County Extension Office

March 10th
Heifer Development -Kevin Shaffer
Winter Dinner Meeting
Masontown VFD

For more information click here

Appalachia Grows- Beginning and Small Farm Conference

January 23-24, 2015
Frostburg State University


Friday’s program is geared toward potential and beginning farmers, with sessions covering topics such as, Selecting the Best Farm Property, Common Food & Farm Regulations & Laws, Marketing Routes for the New Small Farmer, and Selecting the Ideal Enterprise for Your New Small Farm.

Saturday’s schedule is packed with sessions for any small farm entrepreneur, including Small Ruminant Production, Deer Management, Social Media Strategies, Day Neutral Strawberries, Fall to Spring Vegetable Production, Post-Harvest Handling, Selling Meats, Shiitake Mushroom Production, Selling Poultry Products, Controlling Spotted Winged Drosophila, Hydroponic Vegetable Basics, Grafting Vegetables, Fencing and Liability, Native Tree Production, Blueberry Production, Woody Ornamentals for the Florist Trade, Vegetable Product Quality, High and Mid Tunnels for Beginners, and Small Scale Livestock Production.

For more information, including sponsorship, vendor applications or registration information, visit their website,
For brochure, click HERE

Congratulations to Monongalia County 4-H Shotgun Team- Help Them Represent West Virginia at the Nationals!!

Congratulations to the Monongalia County 4-H Shotgun Team who placed first overall at the West Virginia State 4-H Shotgun Competition on October 11. The team, made up of Brady McMaster, Zack Keener, Caleb Hawkins, and Cody Hawkins, will be traveling to Nebraska in June to represent West Virginia at the national competition. Jim Bowers, Monongalia County 4-H Volunteer, serves as their coach. We are very proud of our team and are currently seeking donations to assist with expenses related to the national competition.


Pictured left to right: Coach, Jim Bowers, Zach Keener, Cody Hawkins, Brady McMaster, and Caleb Hawkins.


Pictured left to right: Zack Keener, Thomas Gennoy, Brady McMaster, Caleb Hawkins, and Cody Hawkins. Zack, Brady, Caleb, and Cody were named the first place team and will represent Monongalia County at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition in June in Nebraska. Thomas shot as an individual at the state competition.

Donations to support the team’s trip can be made payable to the “Monongalia County 4-H Foundation” and mailed to WVU Mon. Co. Extension Office, 34 Commerce Drive Suite 106, Morgantown, WV 26501. For additional details or questions, contact Becca at 304-291-7201.