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Lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorum), A Potential Plant for the Cut Flower Market Jan 17, 2019 2906-1312 (SPES-99)
Adding Cut Flowers May Increase Profits Jan 17, 2019 2906-1331 (SPES-100NP)
Organic Production of Watermelons Jan 17, 2019 2906-1342 (SPES-102NP)
Sell Cut Flowers from Perennial Summer-flowering Bulbs Jan 25, 2019 2906-1370 (SPES-101NP)
Specialty Muskmelons Jan 30, 2019 2906-1372 (SPES-98NP)
Greenhouse Heater Checklist Jan 28, 2019 2906-1387 (SPES-97NP)
Guiding the Behavior of Young Children Feb 27, 2019 350-020
Dealing With the Angry Child Feb 27, 2019 350-021
Communicating with Young Children Mar 4, 2019 350-022
Discipline: When Children Argue and Fight Mar 4, 2019 350-023
Making Goodbyes Easier for Children and Parents Mar 4, 2019 350-025
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Or Additional Difficulties Hampering Development Mar 4, 2019 350-051
Developing Responsibility And Self Management In Young Children: Goals Of Positive Behavior Management Mar 4, 2019 350-052
Human Growth and Development - A Matter of Principles Feb 20, 2019 350-053 (FCE-134P)
Children and Stress: Caring Strategies to Guide Children Mar 6, 2019 350-054
Understanding Growth and Development Patterns of Infants Mar 6, 2019 350-055
Assessing Community Needs for Child Care Mar 6, 2019 350-056
Tips on Toys Apr 3, 2019 350-063
Discipline for Young Children: A Look At Discipline Mar 6, 2019 350-110
Discipline for Young Children: Discipline and Punishment: What is the Difference? Mar 6, 2019 350-111
Discipline for Young Children: Why Children Misbehave Apr 8, 2019 350-112
Discipline for Young Children: To Prevent Misbehavior Apr 8, 2019 350-113
Discipline for Young Children: Responding to Misbehavior Apr 3, 2019 350-114
The Child's Self Concept: OK or NOT OK Apr 3, 2019 350-661
Winning Ways to Talk with Young Children Apr 8, 2019 350-721
Conducting 4-H Community Service Learning Projects Oct 2, 2009 384-160
Grass, Goats, and Uninvited Guests! Oct 21, 2022 4H-876P
Youth Advocacy Matters — Finding a Voice Through 4-H May 21, 2020 4H-907
Youth Civic Engagement Matters Embracing Citizenship in Urban Areas May 21, 2020 4H-908NP
Tips for Profitable Variety Selection: How to Use Data From Different Types of Variety Trials Mar 29, 2019 424-040
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
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
Small Farm Orientation: Checklist for a Beginning Small Farmer Dec 13, 2019 ALCE-185NP
Engaging Youth Voices: Session 2 - Youth Voice: A Key Component to Healing Communities Aug 18, 2020 ALCE-214NP
Hiring an Arborist to Care for Your Landscape Trees
Landscape trees are valuable assets to your property and for your community. Keeping your trees attractive, healthy, and safe requires careful attention to their planting and care throughout their lives. While many people have a green thumb, there are situations that arise where the expertise of an arborist is needed to address complex or potentially hazardous tree care needs. The purpose of this publication is to inform home owners, property managers, municipal planners, and others about the tree care services provided by an arborist and the steps that should be taken to hire a qualified arborist.
Aug 10, 2020 ANR-131NP
Example Survey for Determining New Farmers Market Feasibility Jun 30, 2021 ANR-204NP (ANR-216NP)
Example Survey for Determining New Farmers Market Feasibility Jul 28, 2016 ANR-216NP
One-Year Health, Mortality, and Growth in Southeast Virginia of Shortleaf Pine From Three Sources
Restoration of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) in Virginia has become a priority of various state and federal agencies. For shortleaf pine restoration to be successful in Virginia, private lands must be considered because 89 percent of forestland in Virginia is privately owned, and most private landowners are likely to use commercially available seedling sources. Shortleaf seedlings from commercially available sources in Virginia, Arkansas, and Missouri were planted in two sites in Southeast Virginia to test growth and yield. After one year, height and ground-line diameter were measured and observations were made on health and mortality of the plants. The Virginia seed source was significantly taller than the Arkansas source. At the first site, mortality and disease were low, but at the second site, mortality and poor health were very high, possibly due to soils combined with weather conditions. No significant seed source effects on disease and mortality were found at either site.
Oct 25, 2018 ANR-28P (CNRE-28P)
Influence of Breed and Supplementation on Consumer Ratings of Pasture-raised Ground Lamb Dec 11, 2017 APSC-142NP
Preparing for the breeding season in meat goats and hair sheep Feb 20, 2018 APSC-143NP
MEDIATION: Simply a Better Idea for Resolving Disputes and Managing Risk Jul 22, 2019 FCS-138NP
Results for the 2017 VSU Blueberry Variety Field Trial Mar 20, 2019 SPES-108NP
A Spreadsheet-Based Soil Test Converter for Turfgrass Professionals and Nutrient Management Planning in Virginia Dec 5, 2023 SPES-60
A Spreadsheet-Based Soil Test Converter for Turfgrass Professionals and Nutrient Management Planning in Virginia - Workbook Dec 5, 2023 SPES-60A
A Spreadsheet-Based Calculator for Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Applications in Virginia Dec 5, 2023 SPES-40P
A Spreadsheet-Based Calculator for Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Applications in Virginia - Workbook Dec 5, 2023 SPES-40A
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: Planning for the Market
According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, U.S. greenhouse vegetable farms more than doubled from 2012 (USDA 2019). Virginia fell within the top 10 states for acreage of vegetables and berry crops grown under protected culture. Protected culture includes greenhouses and structures like high tunnels. With close to two and a half million square feet devoted mostly to tomatoes, vegetables, herbs, and strawberries, the value of Virginia greenhouse sales in 2017 was over 31 million dollars! A lot of this increase in square footage was due to the addition of large operations coming into Virginia.
Jul 27, 2023 SPES-461NP
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: Management Basics Jul 21, 2023 SPES-462NP
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) Systems
With the increasing number of controlled environment agriculture farms, Virginia Cooperative Extension is working closely with specialty crop growers to address the challenges of establishing and managing hydroponic greenhouse operations. Growers interested in producing food crops in controlled environments can use several different types of hydroponic systems. One of the most common types of hydroponic systems is called nutrient film technique (NFT).
Jul 24, 2023 SPES-463NP
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: Deep Water Culture (DWC) Systems Jul 19, 2023 SPES-464NP
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: System and Crop Comparisons
This factsheet is part of a series of seven factsheets targeting beginning farmers growing edible crops using hydroponic greenhouse systems. There are also five videos that are related to the factsheets and included in the numbering sequence.
Jul 26, 2023 SPES-466NP
Hydroponic Production of Edible Crops: Food Safety Considerations Jul 20, 2023 SPES-467NP
Farming Foundations in Hydroponics: Targeting the Marketplace Jul 12, 2023 SPES-468NP
Farming Foundations in Hydroponics: Crop and System Types Jul 12, 2023 SPES-469NP
Farming Foundations in Hydroponics: Planning Your Production Jul 12, 2023 SPES-470NP
Local, Community Focused Hydroponics: Endless Summer Harvest Jul 12, 2023 SPES-471NP
High Tech for Small-Scale Hydroponics: Schuyler Greens Company Jul 12, 2023 SPES-472NP
VCE Ag Today: Small Ruminants Nov 10, 2021 VCE-1027-54NP
Food Deserts in Virginia
In 2012, Delegate Delores McQuinn introduced House Joint Resolution 88 and then in 2013 reintroduced House Joint Resolution 646 to request that the Virginia General Assembly review the issue of food deserts in Virginia. The Honorable William Howell, Speaker of the House of Delegates of the Virginia General Assembly, commissioned Alan Grant, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, and Jewel Hairston, dean of the College of Agriculture at Virginia State University, to conduct a study of food deserts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Jul 10, 2019 VCE-294