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Agriculture Operations

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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USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

No matter what time of year it is, if you are gardening or landscaping, it is extremely important to understand your plant hardiness zone. Before you get started, take a moment to review the USDA...
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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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Educator Resources

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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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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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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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Ag Biz Planner Class Graduates!

All the hours, all the effort, all the conversations and all the brainstorming came to culmination two weeks ago in Raleigh, NC at the Ag Biz Planner Final Conference and Graduation.
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Farm Management

Writing a Business Plan!

It is something that can strike dread in any small business owner’s heart but will deliver great rewards in the end, the BUSINESS PLAN!
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