WVU Extension

John Johnson

John Johnson
John David Johnson
WVU Jackson County Extension Agent (Agriculture and Natural Resources)

157 County Farm Rd
Cottageville WV, 25239
Phone: 304-372-8199
Fax: 304-372-8042

Area of Expertise
  • Beef cattle management
  • Pasture Development
  • Livestock transportation
  • Beef cattle AI tech
  • Program Responsibilities
  • Assist in educating landowners and agribusiness persons on production agriculture, agricultural marketing, and business development issues.
  • Enhance the economic productivity of small farms and woodlots to maintain their viability.
  • Develop and deliver programming in horticulture, including small fruit and vegetable production, home horticulture, and a Master Gardener program.
  • Work with county and regional economic development agencies to incorporate agriculture and natural-resources-based economic strategies into economic development plans and programs.
  • Facilitate and assist with public policy education pertaining to agriculture, land use, conservation, and management of natural and community resources.
  • Collaborate with agencies, key stakeholders, civic groups, local governments, and other Extension faculty in the region to provide a broad array of integrated and multicounty programs.
  • Support 4-H and other youth development programs with appropriate subject matter expertise in the areas of agriculture and natural resources. Coordinate the county 4-H youth livestock program and show and judging teams. Develop volunteer leadership in these areas. Assist with major county 4-H activities such as 4-H camp.
  • Collaborate with county Extension staff to present to unified and coordinated county WVU Extension program effort.
  • Consult with the the Jackson County Extension Service Committee for advice and direction in carrying out program planning and development.

  • Education
    A.S., Animal Science, 2006, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton, GA
    B.S., Animal Science, 2008, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
    M.S., Animal Science, 2010, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

    Selected Publications
  • Bull Selection Criteria Survey (John David Johnson, JJ Barrett) 2012. The West Virginia Cattlemen, VOL XIX, NO 1/February 2012.Page 4, 27, 28

  • Awards/ Recognition
    Jackson County FFA Appreciation Award

  • Jackson County Market Livestock Committee
  • Jackson County Agriculture Disaster Committee
  • Jackson County Shooting Sports Committee