Virginia farmers have an opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the broad-spectrum herbicide used in Roundup.
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC, Farm Bureau’s political action committee, announced in mid-August its endorsement of 39 candidates for the Virginia Senate and 87 candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates.
The average value of an acre of U.S. farmland rose $50 to $4,100 last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2019 cropland value report.
A summer picnic meal remains affordable at a cost of $5.28 per person, according to a recent American Farm Bureau survey.
While grain producers in the Midwest struggle to plant this year’s corn and soybean crops, Virginia farmers are in good shape as summer approaches.