Published On: Thu, May 8th, 2014

WVU Extension News

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Edible Landscaping Gardening workshop
 WVU Extension will host an Edible Landscaping Gardening workshop Thursday, May 22, at 6 p.m. in the McClintic Library in Marlinton. 
The workshop will feature new extension horticulture specialist Mira Bulatovic-Danilovich, who will discuss various gardening topics and issues and will focus on creating Edible Landscapes. 
 To sign up, call the WVU Extension Office at 304-799-4852.

Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA Livestock Quality Assurance Training
As part of a new requirement by the state 4-H and FFA organizations all youth with Beef, Dairy, Swine, Sheep, Poultry or Rabbit projects are required to attend an annual training to receive instruction on livestock quality assurance.  This training is mandatory and participants who do not complete the training can no longer complete the project. In-county trainings are Tuesday, May 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marlinton Municipal Building.  If you have any questions please call the WVU Extension Office at 304-799-4852.
 
4-H Camp Letters
County 4-H Camp Letters were mailed April 29 and should have already been received by every 4-Her in the county. If you are a 4-H member and did not receive a camp letter, please call the Pocahontas County Extension Office immediately at 304-799-4852. All camp registration forms are due in the Extension Office by May 13. Any camp registrations received after May 13 will be placed on a waiting list, and these late registrations will be accepted only if bed space is available.

Energy Express
Positions Available
Attention college-bound graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students! Positions are still available to spend the summer weeks helping children maintain or gain reading skills as an AmeriCorps Mentor at the Marlinton Energy Express site. Mentors must be full-time college students or college-bound graduating high school seniors who are 18 years of age or older by June 12, 2014.  In return for their 300 hours of service from June 12 to August 1, 2014, mentors receive a $1,850 summer living allowance and a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award valid for up to seven years to pay for college tuition or loans. If you are interested, call the WVU Pocahontas County Extension Office at 304-799-4852 immediately.
 
Pocahontas Producers Schedule
Regular Sale, Saturday, May 17, 2 p.m.
Regular Sale, Saturday, June 21, 2 p.m.

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