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Virginia farmers’ markets offer fresh everything

Virginia farmers’ markets offer fresh everything
Summer is officially here and so are summer fruits, vegetables and other fresh farm products at Virginia farmers’ markets.



Sweet! Summer is sweet corn season in Va.

Sweet! Summer is sweet corn season in Va.
Sweet corn is at the peak of freshness all across Virginia.



Patriotic picnic will cost less this year

Patriotic picnic will cost less this year
This year’s Fourth of July cookout will cost slightly less than last year, according to a survey conducted by the American Farm Bureau Federation.



County Farm Bureaus stay involved in their communities

County Farm Bureaus stay involved in their communities
Virginia Farm Bureau is a statewide membership organization made up of 88 individual county Farm Bureaus that are involved in their respective communities. 



Save when shopping for storm supplies

Save when shopping for storm supplies
With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season under way, there’s no time like the present to take steps to protect your family and property against severe weather.



Farms enjoying additional role as getaways, on Real Virginia

Farms enjoying additional role as getaways, on <i>Real Virginia</i>
Sometimes a traveler’s ideal vacation destination is amid the peace—or nonstop activity—of a Virginia farm.



Expert warns homeowners to heed invasive plants

Expert warns homeowners to heed invasive plants
Virginia farmers and rural landowners are being advised not to panic about a recent discovery of a plant that can lead to blindness.



Mid-Atlantic milking show will be part of 2018 State Fair

Mid-Atlantic milking show will be part of 2018 State Fair
The State Fair of Virginia has been chosen to host the American Milking Devon Mid-Atlantic Regional Show in conjunction with its Dairy Cattle Show Sept. 28-30.



Summer driving is some of the deadliest

Summer driving is some of the deadliest
Use caution on the roadways this summer—especially during the Fourth of July.



Gardening collaborative hopes to grow its participants

Gardening collaborative hopes to grow its participants
A community gardening collaborative is hoping to increase the amount of people involved in efforts to grow fresh food for city residents.



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