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    • Accessing Virginia Market Sectors: Establishing a Market Perspective 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses marketing perspective, and emphasizes the importance of understanding the market, before investing lots of time, effort and money.
    • Accessing Virginia's College & University Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Highlights from a 2015-2016 market assessment survey are discussed in this document.
    • Accessing Virginia's Hospital Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses hospitals as a potential market for locally grown foods and products. Identifies school purchasing priorities, and some of the likely barriers to purchasing.
    • Accessing Virginia's Market Sectors: Fresh Produce Purchasing Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      Discusses the results of a survey of colleges and universities, direct-to-consumer markets, hospitals, public schools, restaurants, retailers and regional wholesalers.
    • Accessing Virginia's Public School (K-12) Market Sector: Fresh Produce Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses public schools as a potential market for locally grown foods and products. Identifies school purchasing priorities, and some of the likely barriers to purchasing.
    • Accessing Virginia's Regional Wholesale Market Sector: Fresh Produce Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      Discusses wholesale market distributors and regional food hubs, and how to market locally grown food crops to them. Also notes the results of a 2015-2016 a Virginia statewide market assessment survey.
    • Accessing Virginia’s Restaurant Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber D.; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Thomas G.; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      Despite the growing demand and support for local food, there can often be significant barriers for growers trying to tap into new markets, given specific food safety expectations, policies, and requirements. This trend is ...
    • Adaptive Leadership: How to Prioritize and Align Emerging Issues 

      Kaufman, EK (2017-02-08)
      Adaptive leadership focuses on the adaptations required in response to changing environments, which essentially describes the role of the 21st Century Extension professional. This workshop will outline the model of adaptive ...
    • Aligning the residential college model with priorities of large institutions 

      Kaufman, EK
      The Gallup-Purdue Index gives us valuable insight into the experiences in college that improve well-being in life after college, specifically highlighting things such as mentoring relationships, caring professors, and ...
    • Balancing the Work / Life Equation: Loving Who You Are and Who You Are With 

      Kaufman, EK (2017-02-01)
      Presentation for the ALCE Graduate Student assembly.
    • Better meetings through guerilla facilitation and humble inquiry 

      Kaufman, Eric
      I survived another meeting that should have been an email. You too?!? If you are tired of meetings that are simply reporting sessions or, worse yet, seem to have no point at all, this workshop is for you. We will apply Ed ...
    • Double Play: The Need for 4-H to Partner in Youth Sports 

      Martin, PD; Kaufman, EK (Extension Journal, Inc., 2017-10-19)
      Fewer children in the United States are playing team-based sports, and the trend is making national headlines. While there is no complete agreement as to the predominant reason for this trend, it is clear that a national ...
    • Early Career Extension Professional Development Needs Assessment Report 

      Vines, Karen A.; Cletzer, David Adam; Westfall-Rudd, Donna; Hunnings, Joseph; Vines, Neal; Johnson, Lonnie; Lambur, Michael Thomas; 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 ...
    • Effective leadership through humble inquiry 

      Kaufman, Eric (Joint Council of Extension Professionals, 2018-04-09)
      Although the public generally looks to Cooperative Extension for answers, we also need to engage in leadership, and “leadership is not as much about knowing the right answers as it is knowing the right questions” (Tiede, ...
    • Establishing an effective Extension Leadership Council 

      Kaufman, Eric (2018-01-22)
      Webinar for Prince Edward County Extension Leadership Council, Farmville VA
    • An examination of the relationships between leadership development approaches, networking ability, and social capital outcomes 

      Kaufman, EK; Burbaugh, BJ (Association Og Leadership Educators, 2017-10-01)
      Participants in leadership development programs take part in multiple developmental experiences that can influence the composition of their social network and enhance social capital. However, further investment in such ...
    • Geo Opportunity for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD): Hearts of gold 

      Myles, L; Brinkworth, C; Dixon, PG; Kaufman, EK; Quardokus Fisher, K; Simmons, DR (The Geological Society Of America, 2017-10-24)
      Geosciences currently trails other STEM fields in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented groups. However, we are testing a new professional-development program for established scientific leaders in the geosciences, ...
    • IMPACT: Virginia Potato Disease Advisory Impact 

      Herbert, D. Ames (David Ames), 1949-; Long, Theresa; Deitch, Ursula T.; Laub, Curtis A., 1955-; Rideout, Steven Lewis; Moore, David M.; Tucker, Lindy; Archibald, Thomas G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-11-13)
      To help potato growers more efficiently manage disease problems, Virginia Cooperative Extension initiated the Virginia Potato Disease Advisory to provide growers with weather-based disease forecast information. Advisories ...
    • Innovation Through Leader Development Across the Life Span 

      Kaufman, EK (2016-04-12)
      Leadership development is a vested interest of Extension, which provides a multitude of programs for individuals of all ages. To properly position each program and meet the needs of participants, we must understand the ...
    • Internationalizing the Land Grant Mission: Lessons from Senegal 

      Abaye, Azenegashe Ozzie; Archibald, Thomas G.; Vaughan, Larry; Thompson, Thomas; Thomason, Wade E.; Mbaye, Demba F.; Mamadou, L. O.; Abdoulaye, S.Y.; Gueye, Fatou; Snyder, Glenda; Guiesse, Bineta; Jamison, Kathleen; Vashro, Taylor N. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-03-20)
      Discusses using the land grant university model on an international level, in this case program development in Senegal.