Ag and Natural Resources Events & Information
Remember to check our Master Gardeners page for gardening talks & events.
Ag Producer Solar Co-op Launch
Wardensville Bull Sale
Thursday, March 23, Noon
WVU Reymann Memorial Farm
Food for ProfitTM Workshop
Thursday, March 30
James Rumsey Technical Institute
WVU Extension and Penn State are offering a workshop on the process needed to start and run a small food product business. For individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants; and any farmer or food entrepreneur looking to expand their food business. All day. Contact Cindy Smalley at the Morgan County Extension Office (304-258-8400) or Emily Wells at the Jefferson County Extension Office (304 728 7413) for more information. View flyer for more details.
Fruit and Vegetables Drying Workshop
Friday, March 31, 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Jefferson County WVU Extension Office
You must pre-register by March 24. There is a $15 Fee to cover lunch and class materials.
View flyer for details.
WV Beef Expo
Jackson’s Mill, WV
Contact Ronnie Helmondollar: 304-636-2455, RRHelmondollar@mail.wvu.edu
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
May 6 – 7
Howard County Fairgrounds
West Friendship, MD
Berkeley County Youth Fair
August 5 – 12
Berkeley County Youth Fairgrounds
Blueberry and Bramble Workshop
Wednesday, April 12, 1:00 to 5:30 PM
Kearneysville Tree Fruit Farm
67 Apple Harvest Lane
Workshop is free. No pre-registration required. View flyer for details or contact Lewis Jett at 304-293-2634.
Farm ManagementTen Limitations to Ponder on Farm Limited Liability Companies (PDF)
Farm Financial Management (PDF)
Farm Transition Planning (PDF)
Financial Management and Planning Farm Equipment Safety (PDF)
Trees & Shrubs
Contact The Tree Experts
Ben Kunze, District Forester
Benjamin.J.Kunze@wv.gov, Office: 304.229.2665, Cell: 304.545.5201 (cell)
David McGill, Forest Resources Professor & WVU Extension Specialist, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 304-293-5930