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Quarantine in effect for Spotted Lanternfly

By Elaine Lidholm RICHMOND The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced the establishment of the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine for Frederick County and ... Read more | Add your comment

5 months ago by Staff Reports.

Peanut butter being donated to food banks

FRANKLIN In honor of March being National Peanut Month, the Virginia Peanut Board and Virginia Peanut Growers Association are again teaming with Peanut Proud to ... Read more | Add your comment

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Ag secretary praises city, county partnerships

FRANKLIN Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring praised the partnership between Franklin city and Southampton county while attending as keynote speaker for the ... Read more | Add your comment

8 months ago by Stephen Cowles.

Manry Rawls expands its crop insurance presence

Effective Jan. 1, Carolina East Associates Inc. of Williamston, North Carolina, merged with Manry Rawls LLC of Franklin. This merger creates one of the largest, ... Read more | Add your comment

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Benchmark data helps turn wheels of agriculture

What begins as a conversation with a farmer sometimes ends up as timely, invaluable data analyzed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics ... Read more | Add your comment

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Survey says . . . No boll weevils

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently completed the 2018 cotton boll weevil trapping and detected no weevils in Virginia. Read more | Add your comment

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Survey of farmers, ranchers begins this month

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services advises farmers and ranchers that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will begin gathering ... Read more | Add your comment

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Education farm offers land for beginning farmers

Interested in becoming a farmer but find yourself lacking land or experience? The Fauquier Education Farm is recruiting up to three candidates this winter to ... Read more | Add your comment

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

PDCCC to present ‘Business of Farming’ workshop series

A new financial series gets underway in January at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. Read more | Add your comment

11 months ago by Staff Reports.

Soggy fields have led to ongoing harvest in 2018

Virginia Farm Bureau RICHMOND Most Virginia row crops typically are harvested by Thanksgiving, but a record rainy spring and summer has led to one of ... Read more | Add your comment

11 months ago by Staff Reports.

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