Agribusiness

EPA: Chesapeake Bay clean-up progressing in Virginia

A 2014-2015 interim report card on efforts by Virginia farmers to reduce pollutants reaching the Chesapeake Bay found producers are “generally on-track for meeting programmatic ... Read more | Add your comment

Corn Farmers get exhibit at Smithsonian

For seven years, the Corn Farmers Coalition advertising campaign has been telling the story of innovation and accomplishment represented by the nation’s family corn farmers. ... Read more | Add your comment

Sun, rain nurturing strong growth of local row crops

Excellent heat units combined with regular rain showers over most of the county have promoted vigorous growth of our row crops. Many peanut fields have ... Read more | Add your comment

Forestry tax law change goes into effect today

When it was first initiated, the Forest Products Tax in Virginia was paid by the lumber mills or other large forest products companies — entities ... Read more | Add your comment

Berries, cherries thriving this season

Berry and stone fruit season is underway in Virginia, and this year’s crops of cherries and blueberries are thriving. Read more | Add your comment

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  1. After two record years, 2015 corn crop off to a good start  | Add your comment
  2. Free soil sampling program available for residents  | Add your comment
  3. It’s time to start increasing soybean seeding rates  | Add your comment
  4. New funding available for forestry practices in Virginia  | Add your comment
  5. Riverkeeper urges ranchers to take advantage of USDA fencing program  | Add your comment

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