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Milwaukee city officials have announced that road crews will test a mixture of cheese brine and rock salt on some icy streets this winter.
Posted in: Miscellaneous


Turkey is gobbled up during holiday meals every year, but purchasing the bird and cooking it is still a mystery for some home cooks.
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Virginia’s wine industry generates $747 million for the state’s economy. According to a 2012 report released by Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office, that figure is more than twice a 2005 estimate of how much the industry would grow in seven years.
Posted in: Wine


Summer is definitely over, and autumn is advancing toward winter but access to fresh Virginia-grown products is in fine fall form.


Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for a little more than $5 per person this year, according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
Posted in: Miscellaneous


Poultry and livestock farmers declared victory Oct. 24 when a federal court ruled in favor of West Virginia poultry farmer Lois Alt in a lawsuit she brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted in: Poultry


Virginia’s oldest and most powerful economic sector now has a development fund, and the latest round of planning grants to help spur business activity in rural parts of the state recently were announced.
Posted in: Economy


The King and Queen Farmers’ Market that opened this summer on state Route 33 is situated to attract both permanent and weekend residents of Virginia’s Middle Peninsula.
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