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Beef Cattle Production and Lifecycle

Beef Cattle Production and Lifecycle The journey of beef cattle from birth to plate can be complex. This is due to the changing needs of the animal as it progresses through its lifecycle. Because of...
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Farm Management

Do We Have to Talk About Record-Keeping Systems?

This post is written by Dr. Alex White, Adjunct Professor – Dairy Science at Virginia Tech. You can reach Dr. White by email at axwhite@vt.edu. No one that I know (other than some accountants)...
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Agriculture Operations

Resources for Farmers

Are you looking for agriculture resources that promote agriculture business development? Are you currently a producer wanting to learn more about different business planning topics? Do you educate...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

How FFA Developed My Love for Agriculture

My journey through FFA isn’t your typical “ag kid” story, I did not have an agriculture background or experience until I joined my middle school’s FFA chapter and remained a very active member...
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Life Cycle of a Plant

Life Cycle of a Plant Everything that lives on earth has a life cycle. Life has a beginning point, growth, reproduction, and an end of life. All plants have a life cycle and this cycle is very...
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Virginia Agritourism

Virginia Agritourism- Exploring Diversity Fall is a special time for agriculture and agritourism operations across the Commonwealth. The brisk air and shorter days mean harvest time for many of the...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

The Ins and Outs of Youth Record Keeping

What is record keeping? Keeping livestock records for your market animal is an incredibly important skill to have. Showing livestock is also a great way to gain hands-on experience with livestock...
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Every Farmer Struggles

There are a lot of things in life that people should just know, right? For example, it blows my mind that some people think brown cows give chocolate milk. Also, how is it possible that anyone...
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Educator Resources

My Little Greenhouse

Kids of all ages will enjoy learning about the plant life cycle with the My Little Greenhouse activity. The hands-on activity comes with a student’s My Little Greenhouse cut-out sheet and activity...
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Heart of the Summer-Produce

We are in the heart of summer, which means we are also in the heart of farmer's production of wonderful and nutritious produce!
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