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Organic Research, Education and Outreach Center

Organic Farm

West Virginia University’s Organic Research Farm is among the largest certified organic research farms dedicated to teaching, research and outreach. It provides a forum to link discovery with application, and research and teaching efforts support an increasing number of organic growers and gardeners. It also serves as a living classroom for undergraduate and graduate student learning and collaborative research endeavors involving a wide variety of academic disciplines offered by WVU.


  • Office, shop and storage building
  • Livestock handling facility
  • Barn for machine storage

Research activities

  • Long-term organic farming systems research
  • Understanding habitat use by brown marmorated stink bugs
  • Creeping thistle control
  • High-tannin forages for organic sheep health