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Diabetic Cooking School Offered

Register today for this year’s “Dining with Diabetes” cooking school, which will be held in Marlinton on Mondays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and a three-month follow-up class in January. This free program is intended for people of all ages with diabetes, their family members, caretakers, or anyone who cooks for a diabetic.  Participants must commit to all five nights of the school. Call the Pocahontas County Extension Office at 304-799-4852 by October 1 to register.  Space is limited so call today.


Free WV Woodland Educational Tour

Saturday September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Managed Woodlands owned by C. David Brammer in Nicholas County.

Our host landowner, Chuck Brammer will lead the tour and tell the group about some key strategies in maintaining access roads, timber harvesting, tree thinning including crop tree release, wild grapevine control, planting apple, Norway spruce, basswood and other tree species, planting various berry species and attracting pollinators including a beekeeping operation. We will also visit wildlife food plots, clover and buckwheat fields and habitat areas on the property.

A free lunch will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend. The walking tour will cover generally flat ground with a few relatively steep sections, so it is recommended to wear sturdy walking shoes. Registration (RSVP) is free and starts at 9:30 a.m.  To RSVP for this tour, please contact Dan Magill at the WVU Appalachian Hardwood Center by calling 304 293-9419 or by e-mailing:  Sponsored by the WV WOA, WVU AHC and Extension, WV Tree Farm Program, and WVFA.


Pocahontas Producers Sale Schedule

Regular Sale – Saturday, September 6 – 2 p.m.

Special Sale/Yearling Cattle – Friday, September 12 – 7:30 p.m.

Regular Sale – Saturday, September 20 – 2 p.m.

Special Sale/Steer Calves – Frida,y September 26 – 7:30 p.m.

Special Sale/Heifer Calves – Friday, October 3 – 7:30 p.m.


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