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A Beginning Farmer and Rancher Community Learning Network in the Greater Richmond Area: Program Development and Initial Evaluation
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-17)
The mission of the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition (VBFRC) Program for Greater Richmond is to develop programming that fits the needs of beginning farmers in the area. This project initially focused on ...
Growth of Bath County 4-H Programming through Adult Volunteer Training
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-15)
Adult volunteer involvement in 4-H programming is essential for the growth and stability of a community-based 4-H program. Adult volunteer’s needs must be met and quality training must be provided for both their comfort ...
Efficacy of Organic Fungicides for Control of Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, and Plectosporium in Pumpkins
(Virginia Tech, 2017-05-02)
Increased agritourism in the state of Virginia has led to an increase in the pumpkin planting acreage for pick-your-own operations across the commonwealth. Virginia pumpkin producers face yield losses from numerous sources, ...
Forest Reclamation of Coal Mined Sites in the Appalachian Region
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-02)
Efforts to restore forested plant communities on coal-mined sites in the eastern USA have increased over the years. Up until the late 1970s, Appalachian coal mining operations frequently transformed forested lands into ...
COVID-19 & Agricultural Exports under the U.S.-China Trade Deal
(Virginia Tech. Center for Agricultural Trade, 2020-05)
This report from the Center for Agricultural Trade provides an update on COVID-19 and related impacts on US-China trade.
Final report: Gender integration training for the USAID/EGAT/AGR office and its partners
This report provides a synopsis of four gender integration training workshops which were offered to USAID Washington office staff, mission officers, and partners, occurring between April 2004 and June 2005. The sessions ...
Negotiating for nature's services: A primer for sellers of ecosystem services on identifying & approaching prospective private sector buyers
(Washington, D.C.: Forest Trends, 2007)
New Estimates of the Ad-valorem Equivalent of SPS Measures: Evidence from Specific Trade Concerns
(Center for Agricultural Trade, 2019-10)
Countries maintain a large and diverse set of non-tariff measures (NTMs) to safeguard the health of plants, animals and humans. However, policymakers and regulatory bodies often neglect the potential adverse trade effects ...
Assessing Economic Impacts of Ecotourism in the Virginia Roanoke River Basin: Metrics Program Development Services
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11)
The mission of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission (VTICRC) includes helping rural communities transition from a tobacco-based monoculture to a diversified economy. One strategy, given ...
Towards USAID re-engaging in supporting national agricultural research systems in the developing world
The U.S. Agency for International development (USAID)Bureau of Food Security (BFS) asked Weidemann Associates to help develop a strategy to strengthen National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in developing countries. ...