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