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.
Farmers and rural entrepreneurs can win up to $30,000 through a new competition sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainability.
Looking for a local U-pick pumpkin patch or a quaint bed-and-breakfast that serves farm-fresh eggs? You’ll soon be able to find these fun attractions with the touch of a finger.
Drones and robotic equipment are finding an increased role in agriculture, and Virginia wheat growers call on centuries of experience to produce high-quality crops each year.
Until the costs associated with precision agriculture become affordable, farmers are calling for support as they lead the industry’s transition to its future.