Culpeper gardener Paul Jarosh’s 103-pound butternut squash smashed a world record at the recent State Fair of Virginia Giant Vegetable Competition.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s agencies and programs often provide Virginia farmers a lifeline to keep their businesses operational.
For those seeking out local foods, it’s harvest time for pumpkins, winter squash and sweet potatoes.
Farmers have a lot on their plates when it comes to staying informed about food safety regulations and marketing their products, and a new online portal aims to ease some of that burden.
Grain farmers work hard to combat crop diseases, spending valuable time, money and other resources in those efforts. One Pittsylvania County young farmer’s innovative project has garnered Virginia wheat growers’ attention.