Commodity Investing by Students fund, COINS, meets. for VTF Annual Report.

Jason Grant Speaks to Students


"To become a national leader in the creation and dissemination of information and analysis for policymakers, commercial firms, and producers in the global marketplace for agricultural products."



Education: to develop the skills of the future leaders and working professionals through continuing education to understand, operate, manage, and lead this diverse global industry.

Outreach: to increase the cometitiveness of private and public sector agribusiness stakeholders in the U.S. and mid-Atlantic regions by providing in-depth agricultural trade and policy information and analysis.

Research: to facilitate a collaborative environment for research programs supporting agricultural trade to generate analytical and policy relevant results that can be utilized in global commercial markets and policty arenas.


Jason Grant

Program Director


Jennifer Shelton

Program Support Specialist