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2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Chapter 854)

Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research Services

Item 231

Item 231

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Educational and General Programs (10000)$12,231,656$12,231,656
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2019 $5,679,088FY2020 $5,679,088
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2019 $5,934,114FY2020 $5,934,114
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2019 $50,440FY2020 $50,440
Operation and Maintenance Of Plant (100107)FY2019 $568,014FY2020 $568,014
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $5,590,340FY2020 $5,590,340
Higher Education OperatingFY2019 $6,641,316FY2020 $6,641,316

Authority: Title 23.1, Chapter 27, § 23.1-2704, Title 23, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.


A. Out this appropriation, $392,107 the first year and $392,107 the second year from the general fund is designated for support of research and extension activities aimed at the production of hybrid striped bass in Virginia farm ponds. No expenditures will be made from these funds for other purposes without the prior written permission of the Secretary of Education.


B. The Extension Division budgets shall include and separately account for local payments. Virginia State University, in conjunction with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, shall report, by fund source, actual expenditures for each program area and total actual expenditures for the Extension Division, annually, by September 1, to the Department of Planning and Budget and the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees. The report shall include all expenditures from local support funds.


C. Out of this appropriation, $394,000 the first year and $394,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Small-Farmer Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Program to provide outreach and business management education to small farmers.