Virginia Economic Review

Our quarterly publication, Virginia Economic Review, provides an insider look at Virginia’s economy, its diverse array of world-class companies, its amazing talent, and its stunning natural beauty, as well as insights from national thought leaders.

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Second Quarter 2023

The Future of Food

CEA companies bring food production to the people

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Beanstalk Farms, Fairfax County
Second Quarter 2023

A Fresh Take on Food Production

Four centuries after the advent of the agriculture industry in Virginia, the Commonwealth is again at the forefront of agricultural innovation.

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Wakefield, Sussex County
Second Quarter 2023

Peanut Processors Rely on Consistent Virginia Quality

Any discussion about Virginia peanuts needs to start with a clarification between Virginia peanuts and Virginia Peanuts. The lowercase former refers to peanuts grown in the Commonwealth; the capitalized latter is one of four peanut cultivars grown in the United States. If you’ve ever cracked a…

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Greenswell Growers, Goochland County
Second Quarter 2023

Growers, Schools Create Novel Solutions to Build Tech-Savvy CEA Workforce

Labor shortages have long been a challenge in agricultural operations, spurring innovative new ways of operating. Today’s farms rely as much on GPS-guided technology and artificial intelligence-driven automation as they do on manual labor. However, these changes have created their own hurdles by…

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Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), Gloucester
Second Quarter 2023

Virginia Researchers Develop Tomorrow’s Ag Breakthroughs

Virginia universities and research institutions are leading the way to improve controlled environment agriculture in the Commonwealth and spur nationwide agricultural development.

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Rappahannock Oyster Co. Middlesex County
Second Quarter 2023

Aquaculture Companies Seek Profitability Through Sustainability

As traditional methods of harvesting oysters started flailing, a family business turned toward innovative aquaculture to rebound oyster populations. 

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Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Virginia: A Conversation With Jonathan Zur

March 31, 2023

President and CEO, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities

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Following the Crooked Road: A Conversation With René Rodgers

September 30, 2022

Head Curator, Birthplace of Country Music Museum

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