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  • Best Management Practice Fact Sheet 16: Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance 

    Hickman, Elizabeth; Thompson, Teresa M.; Sample, David (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; 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; 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; 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; 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; 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; 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; 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. ...
  • Virginia 4-H Contest Guide- Fashion Revue 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    Virginia 4-H Contest Guide- Fashion Revue
  • Virginia 4-H Contest Guide- Extemporaneous Speaking 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    Extemporaneous Speaking challenges contestants to think quickly and prepare a speech on an assigned topic with little preparation. Participants will draw three possible topics, choose one, prepare for 15-30 minutes, and ...
  • 4-H Fashion Revue Commentary Worksheet 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    4-H Fashion Revue Commentary Worksheet
  • Spiders: An Undeserved Bad Reputation 

    McCoy, Tim; Revell, Jim (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-01-04)
    All too often, spiders are seen as scary and dangerous. In reality, the vast majority of spiders are harmless to humans, and valuable predators of arthropod pests in our yards and gardens. Learning more about spider biology ...
  • 4-H Fashion Revue Policies and Procedures 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    4-H Fashion Revue Policies and Procedures
  • 4-H Fashion Revue Consumer Comparison Worksheet 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    4-H Fashion Revue Consumer Comparison Worksheet
  • Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Presentations 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Presentations
  • Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Radio/Public Address 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Radio/Public Address
  • Sod Source Selection, Installation, Maintenance, and Producers in Virginia 

    Goatley, Michael (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    In Virginia, cool-season grasses produce ample forage in the spring and fall, but high temperatures and short-term drought stress often limit growth during the summer months. Therefore, there is a need for additional ...
  • Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Turkey Barbecue 

    Jamison, Kathleen; Bonnett, Erika (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2021-02-01)
    Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Turkey Barbecue

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