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Virginia growers expected to plant additional cotton, peanuts

After a cold and wet early spring, Virginia farmers are ready to get their crops in the ground. Corn plantings across the state are behind schedule. Cotton and peanut producers are expecting to plant more acres this year, while producers of other major row crops are pulling back a bit. 

American Farm Bureau calls EPA water proposal ‘serious threat’
After a review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “waters of the United States” rule, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s president called the proposal “dismaying.”
Egg prices up, but supply is ample for spring holidays
Though retail egg prices are historically high at $1.98 per dozen, consumers will find an adequate supply for Passover meals and Easter baskets.
The Meadow expands tour schedule for Secretariat birthplace
Fans of Secretariat now have more opportunities to walk the same grounds where the legendary Triple Crown champion was born and raised.
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