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Heavy rainfall virtually halts fieldwork, damages some Va. crops
Although Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Virginia “dodged a bullet” with Hurricane Joaquin, farmers still got hit with crop damage.
NASA research provides out-of-this-world benefit for grape growers
Virginia’s wine grape industry has really taken off over the past 20 years. Now NASA is helping the state’s grape growers find new ways to meet the growing demand for wine grapes and vineyards.
Get to Know GMOs Month to feature push for voluntary labeling program
The Senate Agriculture Committee has announced an Oct. 21 hearing on biotechnology, and U.S. farmers soon will begin contacting their senators about legislation related to foods with genetically modified ingredients.
Want to keep bird feeders from becoming squirrel buffet?
Many homeowners enjoy feeding birds in their yards until squirrels start nibbling at the feed—or the feeders.
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