WVU Extension News
Attention Pesticide Applicators:
The WVU Extension Service will show a Pesticide Applicators Recertification video at the McClintic Library Thursday, December 20, at 6 p.m. Attending the entire presentation will count as five (5) credits toward renewing private applicator’s license. Everyone is welcome. For more information call the WVU Extension office at 304-799-4852.
All Aboard! The Polar Express
Everyone is invited to a free movie night of “The Polar Express” on Saturday, December 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. Kids are asked to wear their pajamas to the movie night, and cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Santa will also be making a special visit to the movie. The 4-H Teen Leaders and the Opera House Foundation are co-sponsoring the event.
2013 WV 4-H Women’s Basketball Day
All WV 4-Hers, their families and friends are invited to attend a West Virginia 4-H Women’s Basketball Day at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown on Saturday, January 5, at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and this includes a ticket to the WVU - Kansas Women’s Game, a 4-H hoodie and insurance. Registration deadline for this game is Monday, December 17. If you would like to attend, send your sweatshirt size and a check made payable to the WV 4-H Alumni Association to the Pocahontas County Extension Office, 900-E 10th Avenue, Marlinton WV 24954 before the deadline. In the event of snow and you are unable to attend, there will be no snow date and no refunds will be made, but you will receive the hoodie.
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2013 Winter Forage Conferences
Kicking the Hay Habit: Increasing the Profitability of Virginia’s Ruminant Livestock Operations is the theme for the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council (VFGC) and Virginia Cooperative Extension winter forage conferences. Hay costs purchased or homegrown are at record highs driven by high input costs. Producers will have an ideal opportunity to gain an understanding and the details needed to determine if kicking the hay habit and year round grazing system make ¢ents for their livestock operations.
For more information or to register for the conference, contact Margaret Kenny, firstname.lastname@example.org, at (434) 292-5331. The $35 early registration fee must be postmarked by January 3. After the New Year, the registration fee is $50 per person. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is also sponsoring the conference.
Please visit the VFGC website http://vaforages.org for a site near you and for additional details and registration information.