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October 5th to 11th is National 4-H Week!

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Taylor County Office
7 Hospital Plaza
Grafton, WV 26354

Phone (304) 265-3303
Fax (304) 265-1480
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 to 4:30
Driving Directions

WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

The WVU Extension Service provides programs in 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community, Economic and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. WVU also maintains an historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill Center for Lifelong Learning and State 4-H Camp, near Weston, West Virginia.

Give eXtension a try!

Extension knowledge can also be found online through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest information system staffed by Extension experts. Anywhere you find the button below, you can link to eXtension!

eXtension button

Program Assistant Position Available

Part-time, non-benefit eligible 15 hrs per week, $9.50 an hour, levy-funded position works collaboratively as a member of the WVU Taylor County Extension Service providing program support for WVU Extension Agent. For more detailed information, click here.

Application Process: If you are interested and meet the requirements, submit all of the following information by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 15th : a cover letter outlining experience and qualifications, resume, and list of three references (including e-mail, telephone and fax numbers). Electronic submissions in Word format are accepted and preferred.

Send to: Jenny.Murray@mail.wvu.edu.

West Virginia University Extension Service—Here to Serve You!

The Taylor County Extension program is informal education designed to “help people help themselves” in acquiring knowledge and improving their quality of life. If you cannot find information you are wanting though our site, you can always call or e-mail our office.

The Cooperative Extension Service provides programs in the areas of 4-H and Youth, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Resources and Economic Development, Family Nutrition, and Family and Consumer Sciences. To meet and support the needs of local people and Taylor County map communities, county faculty and staff involve local residents in developing and leading specific programs and activities.

To effectively reach diverse audiences, Extension educators offer a variety of educational programs through many methods and media including workshops, meetings, exhibits and fairs, newsletters, telephone calls, letters and individual consultations.

Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, the National Cooperative Extension System is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions. All universities engage in research and teaching, but the nation’s more than 100 land-grant colleges and universities including WVU, have another critical mission: Extension. Extension means reaching out, and along with teaching and research land-grant institutions extend their resources, solving public needs with college or university resources through local programs.