WVU Extension News

4-H Recycling Contest

Just a reminder to all 4-H clubs that Saturday, April 12,  from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the last day to take your newspaper to the County Landfill to compete in the county 4-H Recycling contest.  The Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring the contest among all Pocahontas County 4-H Clubs to see which club can collect the most newspapers (by weight) between March 1 and April 12.


Pocahontas County 4-H & 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 scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, and Tuesday, May 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marlinton Municipal Building.  If you have any questions call the WVU Extension Office at 304-799-4852.


Energy Express Deadlines

Energy Express service/employment opportunities are now available for the 2014 Marlinton Elementary Energy Express Site for one site supervisor, four mentors, and one community coordinator. To learn more or to request an application, call the WVU Pocahontas County Extension Office at 304-799-4852 or visit the Energy Express website at www.energyexpress.wvu.edu


Pocahontas Producers

Special Spring Calf Sale – Friday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.

Regular Sale/Cow Sale – Saturday, April 19, 2 p.m.

Regular Sale – Saturday, May 17, 2 p.m.


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