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Alex White Returns to the Agricultural and Applied Economics Department

Farm Business Management Update, December 2004/January 2005

By Gordon Groover, Extension Economist, Farm Management, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

Starting spring semester of 2005, Alex White will return to a half-time teaching position in the Department, and in the fall of 2005 he will become a full-time faculty member picking up a 50 percent extension appointment. Alex will be responsible for teaching the small business management and agricultural finance management courses. His extension responsibilities will center on retirement planning, estate planning, farm transition, and financial planning for agricultural families and small business owners. Alex received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and M.S. from The Ohio State University. His knowledge and leadership in the classroom and in the field are a welcomed addition to the Department's mission to Virginia's agriculture. Welcome back! Check the Department's website ( for Alex's contact information.

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