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Karen Mundy to Retire

Farm Business Management Update, December 2007 - January 2008

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

Karen Mundy will retire in January 2008 and move to Hawaii – a tough job, but someone has to do it! She has ridden herd over the English language for many of us (mostly me), keeping our words in line, our participles from dangling, and cutting out jargon to make our points clear to our readers. She provided the day-to-day management of the Rural Economic Analysis Program (REAP) to publish, coordinate, and edit the Horizons newsletter and research and policy publications. She was also instrumental in developing a number of educational displays for REAP and for extension. She has helped me edit this newsletter since 1995.

Karen, best of luck and thanks for all the help over the years.

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