This month on Real Virginia , Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, see how middle school students in Fairfax County are learning life science concepts while they tend chickens and raise crayfish and mushrooms. You’ll also learn how the state’s farmers are preparing to plant crops after several soggy months, and a look at how producers in Culpeper County are gearing up for spring. Real Virginia can be viewed online and airs nationwide at 3:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month on RFD-TV on Dish Network and DirecTV, and on selected cable outlets around the state. It airs weekly on WVPT Harrisonburg, WBRA Roanoke, WCVE Richmond, WHRO Norfolk, WVVA Bluefield and WTKR Norfolk. If you are a Virginia Farm Bureau producer member, your next issue of Virginia Farm Bureau News magazine is arriving early this month. Producer members, your next issue of Cultivate magazine will be published in May. Current and back issues of both magazines can be viewed online .