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Let's Talk Advocacy

Let's Talk "Ag"vocacy! Confession – “ag”vocacy is not a word that you will find in a dictionary. So what exactly are we talking about? Well…we’re talking about Advocating (show public support for or...
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Ag Resources

How Do You Get Your News? The New Buzz in Agriculture Media

In production agriculture we witness the ever-changing technologies that enable producers to increase efficiencies as well as yields in whatever commodity they are a part of.
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Education & Teaching Materials

"Everything But The" Series

Click on each image to download a PDF that can be printed or saved.
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Education & Teaching Materials

An Apple A Day

The weather seems to have FINALLY turned, and it appears that fall might actually be here in both calendar and feel. Growing up in Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley, fall has always equaled apple...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Introducing Our 2019-2020 Ag Biz Planner Class

It is Fall and while to some that means excitement surrounding pumpkin spice and apple cider in the Knowledge Center we are ecstatic to welcome our 13 participants, representing eight businesses and operations into the 2019-2020 Ag Biz Planner Program!
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Life Lessons in the Barn

The State Fair of Virginia wrapped up this past weekend, and with it, things will begin to slow down for many families that participate in livestock shows (there are still a few shows coming up, but...
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Ag Facts & Infographics

Pumpkin Patch Insider

October is (for obvious reasons) Pumpkin Month in Virginia. Pumpkin carving and decorating with pumpkins is a long time tradition for many families.
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Ag Facts & Infographics

All About Mushrooms

September is National Mushroom Month, and we have put together some fun facts to share about this "fun guy" (fungi). Want more information on mushrooms, or some recipes? Check out https://www...
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Ag Resources

Safety First & Always

“Safety first” is a phrase we have all heard in some way shape or form. And on a farm, safety, and health, are extremely important for so many reasons…and should be a focus each and every day.
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Ag Facts & Infographics

Pumpkin Facts

It's Fall Ya'll! Happy fall everyone! This time of year is filled with all kinds of fun activities - including Halloween and Thanksgiving! Agriculture plays a large part in much of this season, and as...
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