Resources by Theresa J. Nartea

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Farm Financial Risk Management Series Part I: Overview of Financial Systems for New and Beginning Farmers Sep 23, 2022 AAEC-114P (AAEC-296P)
Farm Financial Risk Management Series Part II: Introduction of Financial Systems for New and Beginning Farmers
There are many factors to consider before starting a new farm enterprise. Financial management is an important component in the startup and decision-making processes for beginning farmers. The purpose of this series of publications is to inform Virginia agribusiness owners and managers about farm financial risk management tools, techniques, and resources available to help them prepare and use a financial systems approach for their operations.
Sep 23, 2022 AAEC-115P (AAEC-297P)
Farm Financial Risk Management Series Part III: Introduction to Farm Planning Budgets for New and Beginning Farmers
There are many factors to consider before starting a new farm enterprise. Financial management is an important component in the startup and decision-making processes for beginning farmers. The purpose of this series of publications is to inform Virginia agribusiness owners and managers about farm financial risk management tools, techniques, and resources available to help them prepare and use a financial systems approach for their operations.
Sep 23, 2022 AAEC-116P (AAEC-298P)
Becoming a Certified Organic Producer in Virginia May 14, 2019 AAEC-168P
COVID-19 Social Distancing Signage for Use at Farmers Markets May 18, 2020 AAEC-226NP
Aquaculture Marketing Issues and Solutions in Response to COVID-19 Concerns Sep 11, 2020 AAEC-232NP
Online Ordering Options for Farm Sales during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic Sep 23, 2020 AAEC-233NP
Selling Directly to Buyers: How to Price Your Products
Did you know that farmers who sell unprocessed foods to retail outlets typically receive just 11.6 cents of each dollar the consumer spends on food? The remaining amount is allocated to industry groups such as food processors, packaging and transportation, retail trade, food services, energy, finance and insurance, and legal services
Dec 11, 2015 AAEC-97P
Introduction to Labor Issues for Beginning Farmers
There are many factors to consider before you start a new farm enterprise. Labor issues are often underemphasized in the decision-making processes of beginning farmers. It is important to consider who you will hire, where you will find help, how you will manage your employees, and what legal matters are relevant to your farm.
Mar 18, 2020 AEE-106NP (ALCE-186NP)
Markets, Planning & Operations - Amy's Garden - Summer 2015 Jul 25, 2016 AEE-142NP
VCE Model of Community, Local, Regional Food Systems May 20, 2022 ALCE-154NP
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems Apr 22, 2022 ALCE-155NP (ALCE-291NP)
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Report Oct 7, 2016 ALCE-156NP
Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Forum Executive Summary
Virginia’s food system directly impacts the survival and viability of farms and farmland; the economic development of rural and urban communities; the care, restoration, and resilience of ecological resources such as local waterways; and critical health issues. We use the language of community, local, and regional food systems to broadly define a complex and interconnected set of systems and pathways that comprise sustainable food production, processing, distribution, consumption, and waste management to bring about social, economic, and ecological change that benefits all residents.
Oct 7, 2016 ALCE-157NP
Example Survey for Determining New Farmers Market Feasibility Jun 30, 2021 ANR-204NP (ANR-216NP)
New market idea: Selling woody materials from landscaping projects to craft industry Jun 30, 2021 ANR-215NP
Example Survey for Determining New Farmers Market Feasibility Jul 28, 2016 ANR-216NP
Influence of Breed and Supplementation on Consumer Ratings of Pasture-raised Ground Lamb Dec 11, 2017 APSC-142NP
COVID-19 Stress Reduction Technique: The Japanese Practice of Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing Dec 8, 2020 CNRE-125NP