Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Holding Fourth Annual Ag Innovation Showcase

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in conjunction with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, Marshall University's Robert C. Byrd Institute and the West Virginia Department of Education will hold the fourth annual Ag Innovation Showcase on Wednesday, November 14.

The showcase, which brings in attendees from around the region, state, country and world, will highlight new technologies, offer informative speakers, serve as a general meeting to encourage collaboration that will ensure that Ag-Innovation is at the forefront of West Virginia economics.

Who: Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, West Virginia Department of Agriculture, Marshall University's Robert C. Byrd Institute and the West Virginia Department of Education
What: the fourth annual Ag Innovation Showcase
When: Wednesday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Student sessions will occur between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. with adult sessions beginning at noon.
Where: West Virginia Army National Guard Armory, 157 Freedom Way, Moorefield 26836

"One of the goals is to spur innovation and foster excitement among West Virginia's youth with the additional goal of improving agricultural opportunities in West Virginia," said Eastern's New Biz Launchpad Executive Director Tina Metzer. "This is an outstanding event and we are thrilled to once again have the ability to host it in Moorefield."

At least 22 sessions are scheduled throughout the event on everything from 3D Printing to a USDA Grant Workshop, and Simulated Welding to Poultry Innovation and Information. Additional session ideas are still being accepted and sponsorships remain available. Contact Tina Metzer, tina.metzer@easternwv.edu or Nathan Bergdoll at (304) 538-2397 for additional information.