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Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Jefferson County Office
1948 Wiltshire Road, Suite 3
Kearneysville, WV 25430-9644

Driving Directions

Phone: 304-728-7413
Fax: 304-728-4101
Hours: 8:30-4:30 Mon. ~ Fri.



WVU Serving All 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

The WVU Extension Service provides programs in 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Community, Economic and Workforce Development with support from WVU faculty and staff. On the main WVU Extension Service web site, you can link to other WVU County Extension Offices. WVU also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp in Weston, West Virginia.

Question? Give eXtension a try!

If you have a question about your garden, trees, farm, animal, or any other topic which the Extension Service covers, try a visit to eXtension, a web portal that can provide answers based on the wisdom of the nation’s Extension agents and specialists. When you click the button below, you link to this valuable online resource.

eXtension button

2015 Farm Day

farm day 2015 pic
For more information on Farm Day click here.

May 6th 2015 deadline to request tags for state fair animals

All 4-H/FFA in Jefferson County that plan to exhibit market hogs, market goats or market lambs at the State Fair this year need to inform (Michael Harman – Michael.harman@mail.wvu.edu) of the number and species of animals they want to tag for the state fair by May 6th 2015. The maximum number animals that may be tagged are as follows: Hogs – 2, Goats – 2, Lambs – 4. To show at the state fair, exhibitors will also be required to complete an on-line entry form. Here is a link that will host the form http://statefairofwv.com/competitions/ when it becomes available

If you fail to inform Mr. Harman of your desire to show a Market Hogs, Market Goats or Market Lamb at the state fair, by May 6th, you will not be able to show those animals at the state fair.

Test Your Soil

Use this form to submit a sample for testing at the WVU Soil Testing Lab in Morgantown. This form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader a free computer program, to be printed.The analysis for pH, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, and magnesium is free. The only cost is postage to mail the sample. A recommendation for lime, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium is provided. Results will be returned to you in two to three weeks.

To create a representative sample of the area of interest, take 10 to 20 individual samples, combine them in one container, mix them and let the soil dry. Then pull a subsample from the soil collected and fill a sandwich bag. Mail the sandwich bag and the completed form to the address on the form.