Hoping to turn a profit, Virginia cotton growers planted 7,000 more acres this year than they did in 2018, but cotton prices have dropped significantly.
Virginia’s political leaders may now take a closer look at the importance of agriculture in their congressional districts, thanks to the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture.
Virginia melon growers are optimistic that there will be plenty of refreshing local cantaloupes and watermelons for the hot summer days ahead.
Record-high funding for Virginia’s cost-share program for agricultural best management practices will enable more farmers to participate.
A new national report found that Virginia agriculture could grow by 18% if broadband technology is extended to underserved communities.