Recent Submissions

  • Katsuratree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-27)
    Provides information about Katsuratree, including care, usage in landscaping, and cultivars.
  • The Virginia Tech - U. S. Forest Service July 2018 Housing Commentary. Section II 

    Buehlmann, Urs; Alderman, Delton (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-24)
    Provides information about housing growth and construction, and wood use in the construction industry.
  • The Virginia Tech - U. S. Forest Service July 2018 Housing Commentary. Section I 

    Buehlmann, Urs; Alderman, Delton (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-24)
    Provides information about housing growth and construction, and wood use in the construction industry.
  • Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Regulations 

    Mountain, Travis; Walker, Martha A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-21)
    Discusses sales tax regulations in Virginia, and impacts on agricultural entrepreneurs.
  • Japanese Stewartia, Stewartia pseudocamellia 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-27)
    Provides information about Japanese Stewartia, including care, usage in landscaping, and cultivars.
  • Japanese Cryptomeria, Cryptomeria japonica 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-27)
    Provides information about Japanese Cryptomeria, including care, usage in landscaping, and cultivars.
  • Japanese Zelkova, Zelkova serrata 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-27)
    Provides information about Japanese Zelkova, including care, usage in landscaping, and cultivars.
  • Dairy Pipeline, October 2018 

    Daubert, Jeremy; Currin, John F. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-28)
    This issue has two articles. The first discusses barn blindness, or a subjective and sometimes incorrect evaluation of cattle and other livestock. The second focuses on fluid therapy for cattle.
  • Types of Thermometers Used in the Seafood Industry 

    Villalba, Abigail; Lane, Robert M.; Liu, Catherine (Chengchu) (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-21)
    Provides information about types of thermometers that can be used in the seafood industry to monitor temperatures of seafood during transit, cooking, and storage.
  • Transporting Poultry in a Humane Manner 

    Clauer, Phillip J.; Jacobs, Leonie (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-28)
    Discusses issues related to humane transport of poultry. Factors to consider include thermal conditions, ventilation, overcrowding, feed and water, litter, and other concerns.
  • Raising Fowl and Small Animals in Urban Areas 

    Clauer, Phillip J.; Jacobs, Leonie (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-28)
    Discusses the raising of poultry, pigeons and other small animals in urban areas. Factors to consider include health and safety, appearance and property values, noise and odors, and relationships with neighbors.
  • Reducing Pesticide Use in the Home Lawn and Garden 

    Bush, Elizabeth A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-11)
    This fact sheet outlines general pest control tactics that can easily be implemented for home lawns and gardens, along with other information that home owners can use to make sound pest management decisions. The intent is ...
  • Brown Rot on Peach and Other Stone Fruits 

    Bush, Elizabeth A.; Yoder, K. S.; Smith, Alson H. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-11)
    Describes brown rot disease, its life cycle and its effects of fruit trees and crop yields. Also discusses cultural and chemical methods of control.
  • Understanding Cancer: What we know about cervical cancer 

    Rafie, Carlin (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-18)
    Provides information about cervical cancer, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and prevention, and treatment.
  • Oriental Arborvitae, Thuja orientalis (also known as Platycladus orientalis) 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-18)
    Describes Oriental Arborvitae, its needs and functions in the landscape, and provides information about its care, as well as information about cultivars.
  • Hinoki Falsecypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-20)
    Describes Hinoki Falsecypress, its plant needs, functions in landscaping, and provides a list of cultivars.
  • Mugo Pine, Pinus mugo 

    Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-17)
    Describes the Mugo Pine, its needs and functions in the landscape, basic information about care, and additional information about several cultivars.
  • Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act 

    Mountain, Travis (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-20)
    Discusses the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, and how this legislation can benefit consumers by allowing them to freeze their credit files for free. Also provides links to credit reporting ...
  • Animal Performance on Toxic Tall Fescue During The Summer 

    Pent, Gabriel; Fike, John Herschel (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-19)
    Discusses toxic ergot alkaloids that are sometimes produced by bacteria living within many tall fescue varieties, and the effects these toxins have on livestock, particularly cattle.
  • The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Agritourism in Virginia 

    Magnini, Vincent P.; Calvert, Esra; Walker, Martha A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-20)
    Examines the economic impact of agritourism in Virginia.

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