|2014 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates||May 4, 2015||AAEC-91NP|
|2014 Virginia On-Farm Small Grain Test Plots||
The demonstration and research plot results discussed in this publication are a cooperative effort by six Virginia Cooperative Extension agents, extension specialists from Virginia Tech, and an assistant professor at the Virginia State University School of Agriculture. We are proud to present this year’s onfarm small grain plot work to you. We hope the information in this publication will help farmers produce a profitable crop in 2015.
|Aug 11, 2014||ANR-113NP|
|A Decision-Making Tool to Determine the Feasibility of Purchasing Virginia Milk Commission Base||Jan 10, 2014||DASC-30P|
|A Farmer’s Responsibilities to His Business||Jun 6, 2014||AAEC-69NP|
|A Geographic Analysis of Agritourism in Virginia||May 2, 2014||AAEC-62P|
|AgCache: An Innovative Marketing Tool for your Agribusiness||Jun 6, 2014||AAEC-72NP|
|Agri-Tourism||May 1, 2009||310-003|
|Agritourism: Ideas and Resources||Jul 14, 2009||310-004|
|An Evaluation of Program, Training, and Resource Needs of Virginia Beginning Farmers and Ranchers: Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program||Apr 8, 2014||AEE-81P|
|An Overview of Virginia Agritourism: Results From the 2013 Profitability Survey||Mar 11, 2015||AAEC-77P|
|Are you a Beginning Farmer?||Nov 19, 2013||ANR-91NP|
|Best Management Practices for Bioenergy Crops: Reducing the Invasion Risk||Jan 5, 2012||PPWS-8P|
|Common Ground: How Can Virginia Cooperative Extension Promote Civic Harmony in Our Polarized World?||Mar 17, 2014||AAEC-58NP|
|Common Ground: Why Should University Faculty Partner with Virginia Cooperative Extension?||Jul 19, 2013||VCE-163NP|
|Direct Sales: Certifying Market Scales||
Virginia farmers sell their produce through many venues including on-farm sales, farm stands, and farmers’ markets. Wherever the produce is sold, it must be sold by weight, count, head/bunch, or dry measure. If the produce is sold by weight, the produce will be weighed on scales that have been certified by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Weights and Measures.
|Sep 10, 2014||CV-40NP|
|Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training||Apr 12, 2013||ANR-66|
|Foundations for a Successful Farmers Market||
Starting a farmers market is a challenging task with numerous issues to be tackled and activities to sequence. While generating a customer and vendor base is clearly fundamental to the successful establishment of a farmers market, there are also key administrative foundations that should be established if the market is to get off on the right foot and have long-term viability.
|Apr 27, 2010||448-502|
|Grain and Soybean Production and Storage in Virginia: A Summary and Spatial Examination||Mar 25, 2014||AAEC-60P|
|Introduction to Labor Issues for Beginning Farmers||Feb 25, 2015||AEE-106NP|
|Managing Liability||Jan 30, 2013||CV-25P|
|Manejo del becerro recién nacido - Newborn calf management||May 5, 2015||DASC-49|
|NASS to Release Final Census of Agriculture Data||
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2004 - The U. S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release final data from the 2002 Census of Agriculture for every county and state in the Nation.
|Aug 4, 2009||2906-1363|
|Planning The Future of Your Farm: A Workbook Supporting Farm Transfer Decisions.||Nov 15, 2012||446-610 (AAEC-37)|
|Predicting Tractor Diesel Fuel Consumption||
Ability to predict tractor fuel consumption is very useful
|Oct 14, 2014||442-073 (BSE-175P)|
|Sensor-Based, Variable-Rate Nitrogen Applications in Virginia||
Variable-rate applications (VRA) of nitrogen (N) fertilizers are a new option to assist producers with real-time fertilizer rate decisions. Two commercially available systems that allow variable-rate nitrogen applications are GreenSeeker (Trimble Navigation Limited; www. ntechindustries.com/greenseeker-home.html) and the OptRx Crop Sensor (Ag Leader Technology; www. agleader.com/products/directcommand/optrx/). A discussion of the science behind these systems, potential economic benefits, and other methodologies to make VRA is discussed in Virginia Cooperative Extension publication 442-505, “Precision Farming Tools: Variable-Rate Application” (Grisso et al. 2011).
|Aug 8, 2014||CSES-90P|
|Successful Farm Startup for Beginners: Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program||Oct 14, 2013||AEE-67P|
|The Basics of Hardwood-Log Shiitake Mushroom Production and Marketing||Apr 3, 2014||ANR-102P|
|USDA Announces Agreement with Marriott International to Benefit Minority Farmers - Partnership Key to Expanding Markets For Minority Farmers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern States||
WASHINGTON, Mar. 31, 2004-Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Marriott International, Inc. to enhance outreach efforts and expand sales outlets for agricultural commodities produced by minority farmers.
|Aug 10, 2009||2906-1376||
|Using Market Maker to Connect Virginia Meat Producers and Processors||Jun 6, 2014||AAEC-86NP|
|Virginia Agriculture - Relating to Farmers||
"This is a review of the agrciulture facts within Virginia. There are more than 47,000 farms in Virginia. The number of farms in the state has been steadily decreasing and in five decades the number has declined over 50%. Average size of farms in the commonwealth is 181 acres and it covers approximately 8.1 million acres or about 32% of Virginia’s total land area. ."
|May 31, 2011||3104-1591|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program: Technical Assistance & Resource Directory||Aug 28, 2013||AEE-76NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program: Virginia Beginning Farmer Profiles||Aug 9, 2013||AEE-70NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 1): Starting a new farm enterprise||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-37NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 2): Challenges to new farm enterprises||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-38NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 3): Land and tenure acquisition||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-39NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 4): Marketing and business management||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-40NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 1): Overview of a farm enterprise||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-45NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 2): Challenges in new farm enterprise||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-46NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 3): Advice for beginning farmers||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-47NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 1): Starting a new farm enterprise||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-41NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 2): Challenges to farming||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-42NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 3): Crops grown on the farm||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-43NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 4): Cultural differences in farming in the U.S.||Mar 26, 2013||AEE-44NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 1): Developing a farm enterprise||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-31NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 2): Exploring production goals||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-32NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 3): Measuring success||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-33NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 4): Economic challenges||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-34NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 5): Marketing challenges||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-35NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 6): Balancing on-farm and off-farm employment||Mar 25, 2013||AEE-36NP|
|Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Seven Springs Farm: CSA Farm Model||Sep 16, 2013||AEE-78NP|
|Virginia Farm to School Resource Guide: Helping Connect Virginia Foods to Virginia Schools||Aug 22, 2013||AEE-77NP|
|Virginia Whole Farm Planning: An Educational Program for Farm Startup and Development||
The Land Acquisitions and Tenure module is designed to help beginning farmers and ranchers develop and implement their farmland tenure and transfer goals as part of the whole farm plan. Established farmers who are planning for the transfer of their farm may also find this module useful.
The module includes concepts, worksheets, and examples to help you assess your resources and preferences for successful start-up planning.
|Jun 11, 2015||AEE-51P||
|Virginia Whole Farm Planning: An Educational Program for Farm Startup and Development||
The purpose of the Introduction to Whole Farm Planning module is to help beginning farmers and ranchers in Virginia make informed farm planning decisions by introducing them to the whole farm planning process.
|Sep 16, 2014||AEE-50P|