Why is beef top dollar in grocery stores, but cattle producers aren’t fetching higher prices for their product?
After surviving late spring frosts and a soaking start to summer, weather is again testing Virginia’s farmers as the threat of drought looms over most of the state.
When more than an acre of corn disappeared from his field, J. Brian Carroll assumed a hungry bear ate it. Then he noticed a beaver slide—a slick, muddy trail that tracked to an adjacent swamp.
County Farm Bureau Women’s Committees across Virginia are banding together to help the hungry in their communities with a classic lunchtime staple—peanut butter and jelly.
Hoping to bounce back from an unusually cold spring, some Virginia farmers are now embracing the early summer rainfall.