Hundreds of thousands of people visit farms across the Commonwealth each year, and students are learning where their food comes from.
Bringing lessons from the farm directly to students is the goal of a mobile dairy classroom for schools all across Virginia. It highlights the value of dairy and nutrition, with the help of a friend named Honey.
Farming might not be a glamorous job for many, but simply put, we might not exist without the hardworking farm owners and laborers out there.
Chickens are now legal to own in Covington after leaders passed an ordinance on Monday.
If scaled up nationally, the program could help producers reduce agricultural emissions by 55 percent and total emissions in the United States by 8 percent after 10 years.
The future of agriculture is planting roots in Southside.
12% of Americans don’t have enough access to fresh food, according to the USDA. The health impacts of eating processed junk food are too long to list.
Take in the history of Southwest Virginia’s agriculture at the 19th Annual Antique Farm Days in Franklin County
The agricultural industry is critical to Southwest Virginia, and there is more stress on farmers now than ever before.
While the war in Ukraine is on the other side of the world, its effects are being felt in Southwest Virginia.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will continue to have global impacts related to grain exports and production, oilseeds, fertilizer, and petroleum, says a Virginia Tech agricultural trade expert.
You’ve probably seen a community library pop up, as they’re often spotted in different neighborhoods. They’re typically filled with used books that people in the neighborhood can take, as well as drop off books they are finished with.
The Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Monday to consider the region a ‘disaster area.’
They are looking to older practices to improve meat, boost soil health and mitigate climate change.