Virginia Cooperative Extension brings the resources of Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to the people of the commonwealth. Understanding that knowledge is power, we place that power in the hands of Virginians and help them learn how to use it to improve the quality of their lives. Our Extension agents and specialists form a network of educators whose classrooms are the communities, homes, and businesses of Virginia, where they bring research-based solutions to the problems facing Virginians today. To better utilize our resources, we form collaborations with hundreds of public and private partners and volunteers, who help us reach larger and more diverse audiences and also leverage the impact of our work. We are a product of cooperation among local, state, and federal governments in partnership with tens of thousands of citizens, who, through local Extension Leadership Councils, help design, implement, and evaluate our needs-driven programs. We are a dynamic organization that stimulates positive personal and societal change, leading to more productive lives, families, farms, and forests as well as a better environment. Virginia Cooperative Extension is an educational outreach program of Virginia's land-grant universities: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, and a part of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.

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  • Everyone at the Table: A community food equity assessment of Harrisonburg, VA 

    Bendfeldt, ES; Schermerhorn, B (2017-05-31)
    In the 2014 Food Deserts in Virginia Report, Harrisonburg ranked 4th out of eight cities with reported high levels of low-income residents. According to the report, 18.4% of Harrisonburg residents are food insecure (8,860 ...
  • Early Career Extension Professional Development Needs Assessment Report 

    Vines, Karen A.; Cletzer, David Adam; Westfall-Rudd, Donna; Hunnings, Joseph; Vines, Neal; Johnson, L.; Lambur, Michael T.; Sumner, Mark W. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015)
    Introduction and Background: Virginia Cooperative Extension hired 100 new agents from 2011 to 2014. This study was initiated to determine professional development needs for these early career agents, many of whom are also ...
  • Chard 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of chard.
  • Carrots 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of carrots.
  • Cauliflower 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of cauliflower.
  • Garlic 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of garlic.
  • Eggplant 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of eggplant.
  • Herb Culture for Home Gardens 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Discusses cultural practices and production practices in order to grow herbs in a home garden.
  • Lima and Pole Beans 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of lima and pole beans.
  • Brussels Sprouts 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of brussels sprouts.
  • Beets 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of beets.
  • Tomatoes 

    McDaniel, Alan, 1948-; Adler, Barry, 1952-; Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of tomatoes.
  • Production Inputs for Successful Trellis Tomato Growing 

    O'Dell, Charles R.; McCart, Gerald D. (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1974-11)
    Lists production inputs, such as cost, and labor needs, for successful trellis tomato growing
  • Irish Potatoes 

    McDaniel, Alan, 1948-; Adler, Barry, 1952-; Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of Irish potatoes.
  • Winter Squash 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of winter squash.
  • Sweet Potatoes 

    Virginia Cooperative Extension Service (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of sweet potatoes.
  • Summer Squash 

    McDaniel, Alan, 1948-; Adler, Barry, 1952-; Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of summer squash.
  • Peppers 

    McDaniel, Alan, 1948-; Adler, Barry, 1952-; Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of peppers.
  • Melons 

    McDaniel, Alan, 1948-; Adler, Barry, 1952-; Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of melons.
  • Onions 

    Relf, Diane; Adler, Barry, 1952-; McDaniel, Alan, 1948- (Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 1981-01)
    Provides a summary of a wide range of information concerning the culture, nutritional value, harvest, and storage of onions.

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