Using Market Maker to Connect Virginia Meat Producers and Processors

Using Market Maker to Connect Virginia Meat Producers and Processors

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Projects | No Comments

The Situation: Selling directly to consumers has helped farmers capture more of the value chain. To do this successfully with livestock, farmers need to know where the closest and most economical slaughter facility is located. The extension publication “An Inventory of Beef Slaughter & Processing Facilities for Virginia Direct Markers of Beef” needs to be updated […]

Becoming Agents of Change: A Facilitated Guide to Creative Collaboration

Becoming Agents of Change: A Facilitated Guide to Creative Collaboration

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in Projects | No Comments

To kick off the Fall 2014 Kohl Centre class students attended a two day intensive training session titled “Becoming Agents of Change: A Facilitated Guide to Creative Collaboration.” Students learned concepts and skills related to facilitation, team work, successful meetings, how to work with different personality types, and logic models which will equip them with the […]

Network

Posted on May 5, 2014 in HomeSlider, Uncategorized | No Comments

Students have several opportunities to network with professionals, faculty members, and other students as part of their unique Kohl Centre experience. Hear in their own words why these students found the Kohl Centre networking experiences to be important. Below are lists of events and activities that the Kohl Students attend as part of their unique […]

Hands-on Experience

Hands-on Experience

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in HomeSlider | No Comments

Hands-on Teamwork: Learn by Doing The Kohl Centre at Virginia Tech gives students hands-on experience while working to solve real problems. The project teams are student-run, interdisciplinary, and service oriented. To learn more about the Kohl Centre projects and activities please visit http://www.kohlcentre.aaec.vt.edu/projects/.

Connecting to the Community

Connecting to the Community

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 in HomeSlider | No Comments

Kohl Centre students work on real-world projects that have an impact in the community. It is one of the biggest reasons that students choose to be involved in the Kohl Centre! All of the projects are public in nature and have an Extension component, which helps to ensure that the results are available to the […]