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Two New Publications from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Farm Business Management Update, October - November 2008

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

The Extension Publication 2008 Virginia Farm Business Management Livestock and Fence Budgets (VCE Pub 446-048) is now available on the Virginia Cooperative Extension web site at: On this page, select “Educational Programs & Resources” followed by “Farm Business Management and Marketing” and finally select “Budgets.” Or go directly to These budgets are the direct result of work by Eric Eberly and other farm management staff. All budgets are available in Excel® (xls) and Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF) formats for users with internet access. If you do not have internet access, please contact your local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office.

The budget categories in this publication are:

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication Direct Marketers and the Virginia Sales Tax authored by Bill Whittle and Gordon Groover is now available at This publication provides direct marketers with information to assist in determining when and how much Virginia sales tax to collect on direct farm sales.

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