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State study indicates Accomack poultry regulations are effective

State study indicates Accomack poultry regulations are effective
A recent environmental study in Accomack County indicates strict new poultry farming regulations approved by county supervisors are doing their job, local farmers say.



Virginia farms step up egg production in spring

Virginia farms step up egg production in spring
Virginia farms produce nearly 700 million eggs each year according to the Virginia Poultry Federation, and with spring’s arrival that means an abundance for the ultimate egg season.



Stuffed egg variations are devilishly delicious

Stuffed egg variations are devilishly delicious
Eggs have been important for many centuries and in some cultures have symbolized a springtime return to life following the winter. 



Distracted driving has far-reaching, tragic effects

Distracted driving has far-reaching, tragic effects
April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month and serves as a reminder to keep your eyes—and full attention—on the road.



On Real Virginia: Middle schoolers + chickens = life science learning

On <em>Real Virginia</em>: Middle schoolers + chickens = life science learning
This month on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, see how middle school students in Fairfax County are learning life science concepts while they tend chickens and raise crayfish and mushrooms. 



Farm Bureau honors three women for impact on agriculture, communities

Farm Bureau honors three women for impact on agriculture, communities
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation recognized three women on March 30 for their service to and accomplishments in agriculture and their communities. The organization held its annual Women’s Spring Conference March 29-31.



Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

Fish Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.

Maxwell, a certified executive chef, culinary educator and member of the American Academy of Chefs, shares delicious seasonal recipes in a Real Virginia segment sponsored by Virginia Grown, a program of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.




Upgraded businessowner policy offers more coverage

Upgraded businessowner policy offers more coverage
Virginia Farm Bureau insurance can help business owners simplify, save and get back to business.



Herb gardening offers many flavorful options

Herb gardening offers many flavorful options
Freshly cut herbs are a flavorful addition to many recipes and are increasingly easy to find. Many grocery stores carry potted culinary herbs in the produce section, ready to consume.



Free Medicare educational seminars offered statewide

Free Medicare educational seminars offered statewide
If you’re on or soon to be on disability, nearing retirement age, or age 65 and still working, Medicare may be on your mind.



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