Category Archives: Value Added

Creating Legal and Effective Food Labels for VA Small Food Businesses

Happy Friday VSU Agriculture Friends! I wanted to share an educational webpage from a class I recently taught on Creating Legal and Effective Food Labels for Virginia Small Food Businesses. Creating legal and effective food labels is a challenge for … Continue reading

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4th Annual USDA Outreach Conference March 14 2011

Dear Grower and Friend of Agriculture: CORRECTION In an earlier message (dated February 22, 2011) there was an attached flyer inviting the public to participate in the fourth annual USDA Outreach Conference being hosted by Cooperative Extension at VSU on … Continue reading

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Vanguard Ranch Meat Goats VABF 2011

Renard Turner owns Vanguard Ranch Ltd with his wife Chinette Turner. The central part of the operation is commercial meat goat production with an emphasis on the marketing of value-added, gourmet quality, ready-to-eat goat meat products. His farm supports sustainable … Continue reading

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