Extension Master Gardener Program is now accepting applications
The 2014 Berkeley/Jefferson County Extension Master Gardener classes will be offered from 12:30 – 4:00 PM on Mondays, beginning August 25, at the WVU Tree Fruit Research and Education Center in Kearneysville. The course will cover many aspects of horticulture, including soils, botany, plant diseases, insects and pests, fruits, home gardens (vegetable and flower), landscape design and composting. Applications are due by noon on July 7, 2014. More information and application is available HERE.
Swine Virus Alert – Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)
Effective immediately, all swine entering WV need to have the following statement on the ICVI or Health Certificate:
“To the best of my knowledge, swine represented on this certificate have not originated from a premises known to be affected by Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), and have not been exposed to PEDv within the last 30 days.”
The statement is to be on the HC and signed by the owner as well as the veterinarian.
More information on PEDv and it’s impact on the 2014 Berkeley County Youth Fair can be found HERE
Seasonal links from WVU Extension:
“Ask the WVU Extension Expert” sessions – Wednesdays noon until 1 p.m. visit WVU-ES Facebook