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Speaker: Technology is critical in addressing world hunger

Shoppers at farmers’ markets enjoy the freshness, taste and quality—and simplicity—of local produce and meats straight from the farm. But farmers can’t feed a growing world population using small-farm technology from a previous century.

Stink bugs pose threat to Va. farms

Brown marmorated stink bugs are more than just smelly little insects.

Infrastructure helps state horse industry have $1.2 billion impact

Virginia’s horse industry has an annual economic impact of $1.2 billion, according to study findings announced March 17 by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Thanksgiving meal costs in Virginia see little increase in 2010

Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $4.35 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.

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