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AAEC-62P

Authors as Published

Chris Lucha, Graduate Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech; Gustavo Ferreira, Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech; Martha Walker, Extension Specialist, Community Viability, Virginia Cooperative Extension; Gordon Groover, Extension Economist, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

Cover, A Geographic Analysis of Agritourism in Virginia

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Agriculture is the largest industry in Virginia, with an economic impact of about $52 billion, and it provides over 357,000 jobs to Virginia’s residents (VDACS 2013). In addition, those value-added industries that depend on the farm products employ an additional 76,000 individuals, which generates another $34.6 billion in value-added revenue (VDACS 2013a). Despite the impact that the agriculture industry has on Virginia’s economy, there are several issues of concern.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

May 2, 2014