2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ruff
VSU-Ext. - Study Creating an Urban Agriculture Educational & Training Center (language only)

Item 231 #1s

Item 231 #1s

Education: Higher Education
Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research Services

Page 192, after line 5, insert:
"E.  The Extension shall study the feasibility of creating an educational and training center for urban agriculture to assist communities with looking at developing solutions for creating jobs while establishing coordinated programs to make more fresh food available in areas identified by the USDA as "food insecure or as a food desert"".

(This amendment would provide language directing the Virginia State-Extension to study the feasibility of creating an urban agriculture educational and training center.)