Agriculture

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Animal Health – January 9-11
Beef Cattle Outlook – March 6-9
Bull Selection – January 9-12
Business Decisions in Farming – January 12
Direct Marketing – February 6-9
Electric Fencing – March 13-15
Fencing – February 21-23
Financial Management – February 13-16
Grazing Management – January 9-12
Influence on Public Perception – February 6-9
Parasite Control – January 24-26
Pasture Management – March 13-16
Veterinary Feed Directive – January 16-19
Weed Control – March 21-23
Woods and Wildlife – February 6-9; March 13-16

Animal Health

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 9
5:30 p.m.
Mercer
Princeton Presbyterian Church, 1809 West Main Street, Princeton, WV 24740
Jodi Richomond
304-425-3079
January 10
5:30 p.m.
Fayette, Nicholas
Sara Jane’s Restaurant, 13 Tioga Road, Craigsville, WV 26205
Brian Sparks
304-574-4234 or
304-872-7898
January 11
6 p.m.

Raleigh, Summers
Summers County Memorial Building, 97 Park Avenue, Hinton, WV 25951
David Richmond
304-255-9321 or
304-466-7113

Beef Cattle Outlook

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
March 6
6 p.m.
Brooke, Hancock, Ohio, Marshall
Highlands Center at WLU, 355 Wharton Circle # 200, Triadelphia, WV 26059
Karen Cox
304-234-3673
March 7
6 p.m.
Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Taylor
Kingwood Volunteer Fire Department, 115 Brown Avenue, Kingwood, WV 26537
Bill Shockey
304-329-1391
March 8
6:30 p.m.
Braxton, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Upshur
West Milford Municipal Building and Community Center, 925 Liberty Street, West Milford, WV 26451
Bruce Loyd
304-269-4660
March 9
6:30 p.m.
Barbour, Randolph, Tucker
Parsons Senior Center, 206 Third Street, Parsons, WV 26287
Jesica Streets
304-478-2949×209

Bull Selection

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 9
6 p.m.
Mineral
Keyser High School, 1 Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726
Stacey Huffman
304-788-3621
January 10
6 p.m.
Hampshire
Augusta Fire Hall, 15690 Northwestern Pike, Augusta, WV 26704
Stephen Starcher
304-822-5013
January 11
6:15 p.m.
Grant, Hardy
Landes Ruritan Building, 5333 Franklin Pike, Petersburg, WV 26847
Brad Smith
304-257-4688
January 12
6:30 p.m.
Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, WV
Mary Beth Bennett
304-264-1936

Business Decisions in Farming

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 12
6 p.m.
Cabell, Lincoln, Putnam
Winfield Community Center, 21 2nd Street, Winfield, WV 25213
Chuck Talbott
304-737-3666

Direct Marketing

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
February 6
5:30 p.m.
Mercer
Princeton Presbyterian Church, 1809 West Main Street, Princeton, WV 24740
Jodi Richomond
304-425-3079
February 7
5:30 p.m.
Fayette, Nicholas
Sunday Road Baptist Church, Hico, WV 25854
Brian Sparks
304-574-4234 or
304-872-7898
February 8
6 p.m.

Raleigh, Summers
Summers County Memorial Building, 97 Park Avenue, Hinton, WV 25951
David Richmond
304-255-9321 or
304-466-7113

Electric Fencing

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
March 13
5:30 p.m.
Mercer
Princeton Presbyterian Church, 1809 West Main Street, Princeton, WV 24740
Jodi Richomond
304-425-3079
March 14
5:30 p.m.
Fayette, Nicholas
Sunday Road Baptist Church, Hico, WV 25854
Brian Sparks
304-574-4234 or
304-872-7898

March 15
6 p.m.

Raleigh, Summers
Shady Spring Middle School, 500 Flatop Road, Shady Spring, WV 25918
David Richmond
304-255-9321 or
304-466-7113

Fencing

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
February 21
6:30 p.m.
Jackson, Mason, Roane
Roane County High School, Vo-Ag Room, 1 Raider Way, Spencer, WV 25276
Brandy Brabham
304-927-0975
February 22
6:30 p.m.
Doddridge, Ritchie
Doddridge County Park, 1252 Snowbird Road, West Union, WV 26456
David Snively
304-873-1801
February 23
7 p.m.
Pleasants, Wirt, Wood
Wood County Courthouse, Judge Black Annex, Fort Boreman Room, 1 Courtsquare, Parkersburg, WV 26101
J.J. Barrett
304-424-1960

Financial Management

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
February 13
6:30 p.m.
Pendleton
Franklin Community Building, 299 Confederate Road, Franklin, WV 26807
Dave Seymour
304-358-2286
February 14
6:30 p.m.
Pocahontas
Marlinton Municipal Building, 709 2nd Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954
Greg Hamons
304-799-1852
February 15
6:30 p.m.

Greenbrier
State Fair of West Virginia Fairgrounds, WVU Building, 947 Maplewood Ave, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Josh Peplowski
304-647-7408
February 16
6:30 p.m.

Monroe
Monroe Senior Center, 104 Health Center Drive, Union, WV 24983
Brian Wickline
304-772-3003

Grazing Management

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 9
6 p.m.
Brooke, Hancock, Ohio, Marshall
Grand Vue Park, 250 Trail Drive, Moundsville, WV 26041
Karen Cox
304-234-3673
January 10
6 p.m.
Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Taylor
Core Community Center, 2193 Mason Dixon Highway, Core WV 26541
H.R. Scott
304-291-7201
January 11
6:30 p.m.
Braxton, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Upshur
WVU Jackson’s Mill, 160 WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston, WV 26452
Bruce Loyd
304-269-4660
January 12
6:30 p.m.
Barbour, Randolph, Tucker
Belington Volunteer Fire Department, 301 Watkins Street, Belington, WV 26250
Hannah Fincham
304-457-3254

Influence on Public Perception

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
February 6
6 p.m.
Mineral
Keyser High School, 1 Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726
Stacey Huffman
304-788-3621
February 7
6 p.m.
Hampshire
Augusta Fire Hall, 15690 Northwestern Pike, Augusta, WV 26704
Stephen Starcher
304-822-5013
February 8
6:15 p.m.
Grant, Hardy
Moorefield Middle School, 303 Caledonia Heights Road, Moorefield WV 26836
Dave Workman
304-530-0273
February 9
6:30 p.m.
Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, WV
Mary Beth Bennett
304-264-1936

Parasite Control

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 24
6 p.m.
Doddridge, Ritchie
Ritchie County 4-H Campgrounds, WV Rural Route 1, Harrisville, WV 26362
Alexandria Straight
304-643-5200
January 25
6:30 p.m.
Jackson, Mason, Roane
WVU Extension Service – Jackson County Office, 157 County Farm Road, Cottageville, WV 25239
John Johnson
304-234-3673
January 26
7 p.m.
Pleasants, Wirt, Wood
Wood County Courthouse, Judge Black Annex, Fort Boreman Room, 1 Courtsquare, Parkersburg, WV 26101
J.J. Barrett
304-424-1960

Pasture Management

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
March 13
6 p.m.
Mineral
Keyser High School, 1 Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726
Stacey Huffman
304-788-3621
March 14
6 p.m.
Hampshire
Augusta Fire Hall, 15690 Northwestern Pike, Augusta, WV 26704
Stephen Starcher
304-822-5013
March 15
6:15 p.m.
Grant, Hardy
North Fork Ruritan Club, WV Rural Route 28, Cabins, WV 26855
Brad Smith
304-257-4688
March 16
6:30 p.m.
Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, WV
Mary Beth Bennett
304-264-1936

Veterinary Feed Directive

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
January 16
6:30 p.m.
Pendleton
Franklin Community Building, 299 Confederate Road, Franklin, WV 26807
Dave Seymour
304-358-2286
January 17
6:30 p.m.
Pocahontas
Marlinton Municipal Building, 709 2nd Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954
Greg Hamons
304-799-1852
January 18
6:30 p.m.

Greenbrier
State Fair of West Virginia Fairgrounds, WVU Building, 947 Maplewood Ave, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Josh Peplowski
304-647-7408
January 19
6:30 p.m.

Monroe
Monroe Senior Center, 104 Health Center Drive, Union, WV 24983
Brian Wickline
304-772-3003

Weed Control

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
March 21
6:30 p.m.
Calhoun, Roane
Roane County High School, Vo-Ag Room, 1 Raider Way, Spencer, WV 25276
Brandy Brabham
304-927-0975
March 22
6:30 p.m.
Mason, Jackson
WVU Extension Service – Jackson County Office, 157 County Farm Road, Cottageville, WV 25239
March 23
6 p.m.
Doddridge, Ritchie
Ritchie County 4-H Campgrounds, WV Rural Route 1, Harrisville, WV 26362
Alexandria Straight
304-643-5200

Woods and Wildlife

Date
Time
County
Location
Contact
February 6
6 p.m.
Brooke, Hancock, Ohio, Marshall
Generations Restaurant, 338 National Road Wheeling, WV 26003
Karen Cox
304-234-3673
February 7
6 p.m.
Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Taylor
Winfield Community Building, 106 Winfield School Road, Fairmont, WV 26554
John Murray
304-367-2772
February 8
6:30 p.m.
Braxton, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Upshur
WVU Jackson’s Mill, 160 WVU Jackson’s Mill, Weston, WV 26452
Bruce Loyd
304-269-4660
February 9
6:30 p.m.
Barbour, Randolph, Tucker
Camp Pioneer, Kings Run Rd, Beverly, WV 26253
Ronnie Helmondollar
304-636-2455
March 13
6:30 p.m.
Pendleton
Clinton Hedrick Community Building, Riverton, WV 26814
Dave Seymour
304-358-2286
March 14
6:30 p.m.
Pocahontas
Marlinton Municipal Building, 709 2nd Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954
Greg Hamons
304-799-1852
March 15
6:30 p.m.

Greenbrier
State Fair of West Virginia Fairgrounds, WVU Building, 947 Maplewood Ave, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Josh Peplowski
304-647-7408
March 16
6:30 p.m.

Monroe
Monroe Senior Center, 104 Health Center Drive, Union, WV 24983
Brian Wickline
304-772-3003