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    Learning by Doing: Internship Helps WVU Student Refine Goals

    Britani Chambers, an agribusiness management and rural development student from St. Marys, W.Va., is completing an internship as an environmental educator with the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserves at St. Jones Reserve headquartered in Dover. 

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    Winning with Precision

    Agribusiness Management student Emily Wells won the Lifestyle and Innovation Category in the 2015 Statewide Collegiate Business Plant Competition.

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    Davis College Professor Earns 2015 WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching

    Every year, the West Virginia University Foundation celebrates a special class of teacher. Michael Strager is a recipient of the WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching.

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    MEET THE GRADS: Like Brother, Like Sister

    Siblings Steve and Maddi Neff grew up in an Ohio farm town where they say the cows outnumber the people. Suffice it to say, West Virginia University has more people than cows.

    In the same unpredicted way the Neffs landed at WVU, they both had no idea they'd end up West following graduation.

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    D'Souza Named Fellow by Resource Economics Review

    A West Virginia University professor has been named a Fellow of the Agriculturaland Resource Economics Review, the official publication of the Northeastern Agriculturaland Resource Economics Association. The award was given to Gerard D'Souza, professorand director of WVU's program in agricultural and resource economics.

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    Agritourism Initiative Helps Local Farmers Profit from New Opportunities

    WVU Extension Service's new Agritourism Initiative aims to help local farmers create & profit from farm-based tourism opportunities. With the help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food & Agriculture, WVU & industry experts will engage participants in a series of sessions in areas like risk management, business collaborations & marketing.

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    Foodshed Project Helps Three West Virginia Initiatives

    The Appalachian Foodshed Project, an initiative with West Virginia University support, has awarded grants to three community projects that seek to enhance community food security in West Virginia.