Cantaloupe season is off to a sweet start in Virginia thanks to a streak of warm, dry weather at the beginning of summer.
Dairy farmers have faced a multitude of challenges in recent years, but a new reimbursement program through the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is intended to help farmers in the state.
Virginians might need to wait a little longer for a fresh slice of watermelon this summer, but they can still expect a flavorful fruit.
The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation is accepting applications for its Journalism Awards program, and the deadline to enter is Sept. 7.
Farmers in Virginia’s coastal plain and Piedmont regions largely avoided damaging weather from Tropical Storm Elsa as it rolled through the state on July 8.