Skip to main content

Blog

Filter Knowledge Center Articles

The Knowledge Center Blog covers a wide variety of agricultural topics. Filter recent articles by category.

Clear Filters
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.
Read Full Article
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...
Read Full Article
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.
Read Full Article
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...
Read Full Article
Education & Teaching Materials

Happy National Chicken Month!

Fun Fact: Americans eat more chicken that anyone else in the world. In fact, we consumed more than 93.5 lbs per capita in 2018! Surprised? When you consider that more than 25,000 family farmers have...
Read Full Article
Ag Facts & Infographics

Agriculture is More Than A Job

Fun Fact: The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. By 1894, 23 more states had adopted the...
Read Full Article
Education & Teaching Materials

Planning to Succeed: An Agriculture Finance & Business Curriculum for High School

We’ve all been there, sitting in a classroom and the teacher has that day’s lesson or an introduction to a new unit and you inwardly, or out loud, groan because you know it is the beginning of the end.
Read Full Article
Farming & Rural Living

Traditions You Treasure

When you think state or county fair, what do you think? Funnel cakes and corn dogs? Ferris wheels and carousels? What about youth, livestock, projects and family traditions?
Read Full Article
Agriculture Operations

Cut Flower Farming?

July is American Grown Flower Month... but we're willing to bet that not too many people know what a cut flower farm looks like, or what is needed to be successful as a cut flower farmer.
Read Full Article
Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

4-H, FFA and Summer "Break"?

So…while the end is approaching, it is still summer vacation for kids, which means lazy days, relaxing, spending time with friends, etc. right? Well…probably not if you are a 4-H or FFA member. For...
Read Full Article
Knowledge Center Upcoming Events

Interested in attending a Knowledge Center event? Explore opportunities and register today!