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    • AgrAbility Virginia Fall 2021 E-Newsletter 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2021)
      AgrAbility Virginia assists farmers, farm workers, and their families who identify with illness, injury, or disability to work safely and productively with dignity through education, rehabilitative services, and assistive ...
    • History of Vaccines and How They Work 

      Meng, X. J.; Rafie, Carlin; Santiago, Vanessa; Wright, LaWanda; Barber, Crystal; Butterfield, Kimberly; Henderson, Jane; Salazar, Aisha (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-10-01)
    • Cultivating Gratitude 

      Price, Tonya; Rafie, Carlin; Santiago, Vanessa; Wright, LaWanda; Barber, Crystal; Butterfield, Kimberly; Henderson, Jane; Salazar, Aisha (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-11-01)
    • Relationships - The Secret Predictor of Healthy Living 

      Santiago, Vanessa; Wright, LaWanda; Rafie, Carlin; Barber, Crystal; Butterfield, Kimberly; Henderson, Jane; Salazar, Aisha (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-12-01)
    • Fungicide Spray Guidelines for Non-bearing Vineyards 

      Nita, Mizuho (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021)
    • Animal Welfare Standards and Marketing 

      Jacobs, Leonie; Bovay, John; Pierce, Timothy (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021)
      This handout provides an overview of animal welfare economics and the benefits to farmers from marketing their commitments to animal welfare.
    • Pesticide Drift Series: Protecting Sensitive Areas from Pesticide Drift 

      Parson, Rachel
      With the urbanization of many agricultural areas, growers increasingly find themselves in situations where the offsite movement of pesticides presents a liability and a fear of exposure by nearby residents. Any amount of ...
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2019 

      Day, Eric R.; Dellinger, Theresa A.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G. (Virginia Tech, 2019)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2019.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2018 

      Day, Eric R.; Dellinger, Theresa A.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G. (Virginia Tech, 2018)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2018.
    • Assessing On-Farm Risks and Documenting Food Safety Practices to Meet Farm to School Requirements 

      Vallotton, Amber D.; Strawn, Laura K. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-05-13)
      Growers wanting to access the farm to school market, need to thoroughly understand a school district’s food safety policies in order to satisfy requirements for food purchases. While a third-party GAP (Good Agricultural ...
    • Best Management Practice Fact Sheet 16: Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance 

      Hickman, Elizabeth L.; Thompson, Theresa M.; Sample, David J. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-09-03)
      Urban development results in increased impervious surfaces, causing an increase in runoff and degradation of water quality and stream habitat. Stormwater control measures (SCMs), also known as urban best management practices ...
    • Virginia Cooperative Extension Mid-Career Focus Group Findings - Competencies 

      Vines, Karen A.; Baughman, Sarah; Clark, Neil; Gregg, Cynthia; Henderson, Jane; Johnson, Lonnie; Wallace, Ruth E. (2022-01-12)
      This publication includes findings of focus groups conducted with Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) agents and specialists in spring 2021 related to competencies. This area of inquiry was one of four categories included ...
    • Virginia Cooperative Extension Onboarding 2021 Survey Findings 

      Vines, Karen A.; Johnson, Lonnie; Bishop, Hannah; Paulette, Morgan; Pearson, Jocelyn; Spencer, Janet; Thompson, John (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-10-26)
      Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) gathered input in 2020 to develop an Organizational Effectiveness Plan (VCE, 2021). Item 2.5.2 is to “develop on-boarding and training programs using appropriate pedagogy, to ensure new ...
    • Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Tomatoes 

      Chase, Melissa W.; Brooks, Austin; Boyer, Renee R.; Rafie, Carlin; Carrington, Anne-Carter (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-08)
      Tomatoes: Key Points, Quick Tips, Recipes
    • Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Turnips 

      Chase, Melissa W.; Brooks, Austin; Boyer, Renee R.; Rafie, Carlin; Carrington, Anne-Carter (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-08)
      Turnips: Key Points, Quick Tips, Recipes
    • Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Potatoes 

      Chase, Melissa W.; Brooks, Austin; Boyer, Renee R.; Rafie, Carlin; Carrington, Anne-Carter (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-08)
      Potatoes: Key Points, Quick Tips, Recipes
    • Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Peppers 

      Chase, Melissa W.; Brooks, Austin; Boyer, Renee R.; Rafie, Carlin; Carrington, Anne-Carter (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-08)
      Peppers: Key Points, Quick Tips, Recipes
    • Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Plums 

      Chase, Melissa W.; Brooks, Austin; Boyer, Renee R.; Rafie, Carlin; Carrington, Anne-Carter (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-08)
      Eat Smart, Move More at Farmers Markets: Plums
    • How to Write a Recipe 

      Rafie, Carlin; Schonberger, Lester; Chase, Melissa W. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
      Whether sharing a recipe with family and friends or using it in a classroom setting or professional publication, knowing how to write a clear, concise, easy-to-follow recipe is an important skill. It takes creativity and ...
    • Strawberry Variety Evaluation, Opportunities, and Challenges of High Tunnel Production 

      Das, Sanghamitra; Samtani, Jayesh (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
      High tunnels can be used as a season extension tool allowing the growers to gain an early entry into the market, when berry prices are high, and when consumers are typically most excited about berry consumption and picking. ...