WVU Extension

Brandy Brabham

Brandy Brabham
Brandy Brabham
Roane County Extension Agent
110 Parking Plaza
Spencer, WV 25276
Phone: 304-927-0975
Fax: 304-927-0983

Area of Expertise
  • Beekeeping
  • Youth Agriculture
  • Women in Agriculture
  • New Farmer Education
  • Program Responsibilities
  • County Program Coordinator for Roane County Extension Office
  • County Youth Livestock Program
  • County Youth Agriculture Field Day
  • County Quality Assurance Calf Pool
  • County Extension Master Gardeners Program
  • West Central Beekeepers Association, Member and Advisor
  • County Farmers Market Advisory Board
  • Home gardeners, market gardeners, and commercial production education and service
  • Small Ruminant and Large Animal Production information and education
  • Farm Management education and information
  • Roane County 4-H & FFA Youth Livestock Program Committee

  • Education
    BS in Agriculture, Berea College, Berea, KY
    MA in Communication Studies, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

    Selected Publications
  • Brabham, B., etal. (July 2011). 2012 Garden Calendar, From Me and My Garden, December Article, West Virginia University Extension Service. Statewide, WV.
  • Brabham, B., and Richmond J. (July 2011). Gardening at New Heights, West Virginia University Extension Community Education Outreach Service Program Lessons for 2012. Statewide, WV.
  • Brabham, B. and Hatfield, R. (January 2010). Basic Estate Planning, West Virginia University Extension Community Education Outreach Service Program Lessons for 2010. Statewide, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (September 2009) What Can We Do for YOU?. West Virginia University Extension Service, Calhoun and Roane County Offices’ Brochure. Grantsville and Spencer, WV.
  • Brabham, B., Richmond, J., and Williams, J. (March 2009). Women in Agriculture Programming Efforts in West Virginia Research Poster. Presented at 2010 National Women in Agriculture Educators Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Brabham, B., etal. (July 2011).Brabham, B., etal. (September 2008). 2009 Garden Calendar, “Tips for the Gardener.” West Virginia University Extension Service. Statewide, WV.

  • Selected Presentations
  • Brabham, B. (2010, September). Pollinators: Variety, Benefits & Habitat Support, Presentation at Parkersburg District Garden Club, Mineral Wells, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (2010, September). Down on the Farm: Preparing a Youth Agriculture Field Day, Co-Instructor, WVUES Professional Development Day, Jackson’s Mill, WV.
  • Brabham, B. and Cottrill, S. (2010, September). Intergenerational Programming: A Beekeeping Example, Presentation at WVUES Professional Development Day, Jackson’s Mill, WV.
  • Brabham, B., Richmond, J., and J. Williams. (2010, March). Empowering Women through Locally Grown Foods System, Presentation at National Women in Agriculture Educators’ Conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Brabham, B. (March 2010) Local Foods as Opportunities for Women, Instructor, West Virginia Small Farms Conference, Morgantown, WV.
  • Brabham, B., Gregory B., and Sheets, S. (January 2010) High Tunnel Construction and Production. Presentation at Berea Gardens Agricultural Education Center, Minnora, WV.
  • Brabham B., and Shirey, J. (July 2009). Food Preservation 101. Presentation at Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center, Grantsville, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (March 2009). Integrated Pest Management for Lawn and Gardens, Presentation at Master Gardener Class at Putnam County Courthouse, Winfield, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (July 2008). Importance of Honeybees to Agriculture and Wildlife and Installing Package Bees. Presentation at West Central Beekeepers Association Monthly Meeting, Spencer, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (January 2007). 4-H Youth Livestock Selection, Care and Project Work. Presentation at Youth Livestock Workshop, Roane County High School, Spencer, WV.
  • Brabham, B. (September 2007). Value-Added Marketing Presentation, Presentation at Amma Senior and Community Center, Amma, WV.

  • Awards/ Recognition
    State Honorary FFA Degree, July 2011
    National Association of County Agricultural Agents, WV Recipient of 2010 Achievement Award
    WVU Extension’s New Employee of Excellence, November 2009
    WVU Extension’s Team Program of Excellence, 2009 Garden Calendar, November 2009
    Friend of 4-H, Roane County 4-H, 2005

  • Little Kanawha Conservation District Partnership
  • WVUES Horticulture Team
  • WVUES Youth Agriculture Team
  • WV/Ohio Cooperative Development Partnership Team and Women in Agriculture Team