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Agritourism: Ideas and Resources Sep 20, 2018 310-004 (AAEC-160NP)
The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Agritourism Sep 6, 2023 AAEC-157NP
Growing Local Economies through Entrepreneurship: A Guide for Community Leaders Dec 19, 2018 AAEC-165NP
The Entrepreneurial Mindset Nov 5, 2019 AAEC-209NP
Connecting to Economic Development Resources: A Guide for Virginia Entrepreneurs Jan 22, 2020 AAEC-210NP
Creating Websites to Support Entrepreneurship: Insights from SourceLink Virginia Feb 24, 2020 AAEC-212NP
State Agency COVID-19 Resources for Community and Economic Development Apr 23, 2020 AAEC-220NP
Corporate Social Responsibility as a Business Strategy Feb 12, 2021 AAEC-277NP
A Geographic Analysis of Agritourism in Virginia
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.
Apr 29, 2019 AAEC-62P (AAEC-183)
AgCache: An Innovative Marketing Tool for your Agribusiness
This fact sheet is a product of the 2014 Spring Kohl Centre Experience. To find out more about this project team and related information, please go to the Kohl Centre at Virginia Tech’s website:
May 20, 2020 AAEC-72NP
Using Market Maker to Connect Virginia Meat Producers and Processors
This fact sheet is a product of the 2014 Fall Kohl Centre Experience. To find out more about this project team and related information, please go to the Kohl Centre at Virginia Tech’s website:
May 20, 2020 AAEC-86NP
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
Markets, Planning & Operations - Amy's Garden - Summer 2015 Jul 25, 2016 AEE-142NP
Analysis of Financial Statements Using Ratios May 10, 2019 CNRE-43P
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: Insurance Factsheet Jun 15, 2018 CV-16NP (CV-87NP)
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: How Much Liability Insurance Coverage Should I Have? Jun 15, 2018 CV-17NP (CV-84NP)
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: Conducting the Liability Assessment Jun 15, 2018 CV-18NP (CV-83NP)
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: Questions to Ask when compairing insurance coverage Jun 15, 2018 CV-19NP (CV-85NP)
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: Virginia Attorneys: Members of the American Agricultural Law Association Feb 23, 2021 CV-20NP (AAEC-280NP)
Managing Legal Liability Series: Workers’ Compensation & Liability for Farmers’ Market Vendors & Owners (2020) Dec 10, 2020 CV-24 (AAEC-230NP)
Managing Liability May 31, 2018 CV-25P
MANAGING LEGAL LIABILITY SERIES: Sources of Insurance Jun 15, 2018 CV-26NP (CV-86NP)
Cyber attacks in agriculture: protecting your farm and small business with cyberbiosecurity Jul 14, 2021 FST-387NP
Effective Communication of Cider Sensory Quality: A White Paper
The purpose of this white paper is to convey findings of a large Hard Cider Sensory Project conducted from 2020-2022, with realistic applications for how best to communicate the sensory quality of cider. Recommendations made in this white paper are based on the most current research in the field initiated by researchers at Virginia Tech and Cornell University. These sensory-focused research projects were funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support growth of the hard cider industry particularly in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Sep 6, 2023 FST-455NP
Visioning a Preferred Future for Virginia's Food System for 2027 Jun 3, 2019 SPES-142NP