Agriculture Commissioner, Walt Helmick (left center) presented a check to Gilmer County Elementary School for $4,000 to assist in the funding of their “Grow in Gilmer” community garden project, June 6. Representatives from partner agencies also attended the presentation.
Six teams, 34 high school FFA students competed in the 2016 WV Grassland Evaluation contest April 8. Two teams representing Ravenswood FFA won first and second place. Cabell Midland FFA placed third. Teresa Riffle, Ravenswood FFA had the highest individual score overall.
State Conservationist Louis Aspey signed an agreement with the West Virginia Association of Conservation Districts (WVACD) to provide funding for local community gardens.
The Cerulean Warbler Appalachian Forestland Enhancement Project is taking flight in West Virginia thanks to funding awarded through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Date: Jul 18, 2016
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