WVU Extension Service


WVU Extension Service educators and volunteers build and help sustain collaborations and partnerships with people and organizations in West Virginia to improve their lives and communities.

West Virginia University will be a leader in improving the quality of life in West Virginia. The extension system is founded upon a partnership of researchers and educators who develop and communicate sound, research-based knowledge to address critical issues in West Virginia. West Virginia University Extension Service will be viewed by West Virginians and colleagues as a key catalyst and facilitator for the integration of teaching, research, and service for the betterment of West Virginia.

Our programs and services strengthen leaders, youths, and families. We develop and teach best practices for sustainable agriculture, responsible use of renewable resources, and stewardship of natural resources. We work to improve our state’s communities, workforce, and economy.