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Conservation Assistance at Your Fingertips

Soil & Water Conservation Districts are the local “boots on the ground” available to educate, and provide expertise on conservation practices that can help conserve the natural resources on your farm and property.
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Ag Resources

Protecting Your Land & Legacy with NRCS

Shelter is one of those words that instantly brings to mind a sense of comfort and safety. It can be a physical place or an action to provide protection from the storms of life.
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Education & Teaching Materials

Get in the Zone for National Garden Month

Spring is in the air! The days are progressively getting longer, nurseries are full of plants, and we are getting the urge to start working in the yard.
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Meet the Director of the Knowledge Center!

Greetings! I have the privilege of serving as the Director of the Knowledge Center with Farm Credit of the Virginias, also known as the educational arm to our association.
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Education & Teaching Materials

10 Ways to Engage Youth in Learning About Animal Products & Byproducts

Learning about market animal products and by-products is important agricultural knowledge. Oftentimes, our youth do not realize the items they use, clothes they wear, and foods they consume come from an agricultural product.
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The Faces of the Knowledge Center

Hello! We are continuing to get to know our Knowledge Center staff and I am next! I am Sarah Scyphers and have been with the Knowledge Center for a little over a year and half.
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The Faces of the Knowledge Center

As we continue our ‘Get to Know the Knowledge Center Team’ blog series, I would like to introduce myself! My name is Marie Rothwell, and I am the Communications and Event Specialist. I came to work...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Special things you find in an FFA jacket

There is no hiding the fact that FFA is a unique organization with unique circumstances. Where else in high school do you find castration tools and extra panty hose in the same place?
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

I Believe...

A special thank you to Kelsey Davidson, Agriculture Instructor and FFA Advisor at Holston High School in Damascus, VA for guest blogging for us during National FFA Week.
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Ag Resources

Being a Lifelong Learner in Agriculture

We can take a look at where we have been, where we are now, and know that we must be prepared for where we are headed. The speed of change is fast, especially when it comes to agriculture. It is hard...
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