Ag and Natural Resources Events & Information
We are now accepting applications for the
2017 Master Gardener program!
Application due by July, 7 – Classes begin August 21
Visit our Master Gardener program page for more information.
West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference
April 28 -29
Camp Virgil Tate, Charleston
Includes workshops on topics such as homesteading, urban growth, marketing, livestock, small fruit production, and veterans in agriculture. Registration for the full conference costs $80. One-day registration is $45. View the schedule and register online. Camp Virgin Tate is located at 1400 Camp Virgil Tate Road in Charleston.
Garden Fest and Plant Sale
May 6, 9 AM to 2 PM
Featuring a wide variety of outdoor and indoor plants most are locally grown and potted by master gardeners, educational displays & demonstrations, gifts for mom and much much more. View the Garden Fest Flyer for details . Call the Extension office if you have questions. This sale is the Berkeley-Jefferson Extension Master Gardener Association major fundraiser of the year. All proceeds go to directly support WV Master Gardener Programming.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
May 6 – 7
Howard County Fairgrounds
West Friendship, MD
Jefferson County Spring Classic (formerly the Expo)
May 13, 9:00 AM
Jefferson Co Fairgrounds
Berkeley County Youth Fair
August 5 – 12
Berkeley County Youth Fairgrounds
Farm ManagementTen Limitations to Ponder on Farm Limited Liability Companies (PDF)
Farm Financial Management (PDF)
Farm Transition Planning (PDF)
Financial Management and Planning Farm Equipment Safety (PDF)
Trees & Shrubs
Contact The Tree Experts
Ben Kunze, District Forester
Benjamin.J.Kunze@wv.gov, Office: 304.229.2665, Cell: 304.545.5201 (cell)
David McGill, Forest Resources Professor & WVU Extension Specialist, Email: email@example.com, Phone: 304-293-5930