Photos: The fruits of cooperation

Rappahannock orchard operators meet with scientists from Senegal.Franklin Garcia
Rappahannock orchard operators meet with scientists from Senegal.

Fruit grower and host James Jenkins, in top photo, and fellow Rappahannock orchard owners Louis Moore, center in bottom photo, and Bryant Lee, right, exchange information and orchard management strategies with visiting Senegalese scientists who came to the county earlier this month as part of a USAID/Education and Research for Agriculture project, a Virginia Tech-managed program that promotes the U.S. land-grant model. More than 20 scientists from Senegal particated in a Virginia Cooperative Extension orchard meeting, tour and knowledge-sharing event hosted by James and Jesse Jenkins in Sperryville.

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Former Rappahannock News editor Roger Piantadosi is a writer and works on web and video projects for Rappahannock Media and his own Synergist Media company. Before joining the News in 2009, he was a staff writer, editor and web developer at The Washington Post for almost 30 years.