WVU Extension Service and partners host series of safety trainings for fruit, vegetable growers

West Virginia University Extension Service is helping local farmers and agribusiness owners navigate new safety regulations and procedures while providing education and training to increase consumer safety from these foodborne illnesses. Teaming up with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and West Virginia State University, WVU Extension Service is offering a series of Food Safety Modernization Act training sessions for fruit and vegetable growers, as well as others interested in learning about produce safety.

Barnwood Builders episode featuring WVU set to air Sunday

Tune in Sunday to see West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, bowtie and all, hammering nails and sawing wood as the Barnwood Builders episode, taped earlier this year at WVU Jackson’s Mill, airs on the DIY network Sunday (Aug. 5) at 9 p.m.

WVU Foundation’s annual giving program sets another new record

For the fourth straight year, the West Virginia University Foundation’s annual giving program received a record number of donations. Between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, donors gave $22.3 million to the University Fund surpassing the previous record high of $21.6 million in FY ’17.

WVU Barbour County 4-H wins national land judging title, continues program’s success

This year, the Barbour County 4-H team won the national land judging championship while their 4-H peers from Clay County placed third in the nation. One of those Barbour County 4-H’ers won the highest individual honors. This comes on the heels of the Monroe County 4-H’ers that claimed the 2017 national championship, adding to the pedigree of recent West Virginia 4-H teams.