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Virginia Farm Bureau recently launched a website for reporting farm accidents. The site at, allows anyone to report accidents they witness on Virginia farms.
Posted in: Miscellaneous


Betty Rosson, a Louisa County farmer, recently was named one of five regional finalists in the America’s Farmers Mom of the Year contest, sponsored by Monsanto.
Posted in: Miscellaneous


Heated debates over reintroducing elk to Southwest Virginia have resumed in four localities this spring, prompted by a Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries proposal to prohibit any hunting of elk in Lee, Russell, Scott and Tazewell counties.


It has a long way to go before becoming law, but the introduction of a bipartisan immigration reform bill is significant for U.S. agriculture.


Any amount of sun exposure can increase the risk of developing skin cancer, but for farmers and others who frequently work outdoors, that risk is even greater.


Whether you’re buying a houseplant as a Mother’s Day gift or just to spruce up your indoor space, there are plenty of local growers from which to choose.
Posted in: Horticulture
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