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Common Greenhouse Structures

We are nearing early spring and the urge to begin our summer gardens is becoming more prevalent. You may have seed catalogs beginning to show up in your mailbox and you may be sketching out your...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Ag Biz Planner Class of 2020-2021 Graduate from Business Planning Course

All the hours, all the effort, all the conversations and all the brainstorming came to culmination two weeks ago with the virtual Ag Biz Planner Final Conference and Graduation. Farm Credit of the...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Careers in Ag Outlook 2020-2025

Ambitious and prepared new college graduates enter the workforce each year. There are approximately 59,400 annual openings in the field of food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and the...
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"Ag"-vocating

Connecting to Ag is More Important than Ever

You’ve probably heard at some point a statement similar to the following: “Less than 2% of the population is directly involved in agriculture” or “a very small percentage of the population has a...
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Ag Consumers

Choosing the Perfect Christmas Tree

Choosing the Perfect Christmas Tree Choosing the family Christmas tree is the perfect way to create memories and traditions that can last a lifetime. Most people can tell stories of family visits to...
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Ag Consumers

What's so Sweet about Sweet Potatoes?

November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month November is the home month for national days such as National Pickle Day (November 14th) and National Sundae Day (November 11th), but the Sweet Potato has the...
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Agriculture Operations

The New Farm Credit of the Virginias Website has a Little Something for Everyone!

The New Farm Credit of the Virginias Website has a Little Something for Everyone! Knowledge Center Resources are now housed on the Farm Credit of Virginias website as of September 2020. The Knowledge...
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Agriculture Operations

Retooling your Agritourism Operation to Better Manage for Today and Tomorrow

More and more producers are recognizing the opportunities inherent in agritourism and farm-based education. They see it as an extended growing season, where visitors yearning for a bucolic getaway are...
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Animal Agriculture

Poultry Industry Drives Virginia Ag

The poultry industry is Virginia’s largest agricultural sector, supporting nearly 1,100 family farms and employing thousands of Virginians. According to an economic study[i], the poultry industry in...
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Animal Agriculture

Goats For Milk and Goat Cheeses

August is National Goat Cheese Month. Goat cheese is one of the most common cheeses made from goat’s milk and can be found in most grocery stores. Many of us enjoy this delectable soft cheese, but don...
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