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Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 4): Economic challenges

AEE-34NP Mountain View Farm & Vineyard is a wine and cattle operation located in Roanoke, Virginia. In part 4 of this series, Megan Seibel talks about the economic challenges associated with new farm enterprises. This video has been produced through the Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program.


The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a collaborative effort represented by beginning farmer stakeholders across Virginia. The program is housed in Virginia Tech's Department of Agricultural and Extension Education. Program funding is sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award # 2010-49400. Learn more at