Gov. Ralph Northam has made appointments for key positions that may impact agriculture.
Free lesson plans about sustainable agriculture are now available for high school teachers.
The Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
The candidates for governor vowed to support the state’s largest industries during the 2017 Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Gubernatorial Candidates’ Forum.
The nation’s largest agricultural organization is calling an ag education bill before Congress critical for ensuring the industry’s future.
North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations need to protect valuable market gains for U.S. agriculture.
New farmers and ranchers have until the end of June to ensure they are represented in this year’s Census of Agriculture.
Lynchburg area politicians acquired some on-the-farm knowledge May 13 during a tour of three Bedford County farms.
Imagine touring a factory and inspecting the quality of the materials that will be used to build your next car.
New farmers and producers who did not receive a 2017 Census of Agriculture survey still have time to ensure they are counted in the next census.
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue was confirmed as the 31st secretary of agriculture.
Agriculture is sort of a big word but a simple concept: at its heart, agriculture equals food.
Virginia State University will offer a 10-week certification program in urban agriculture starting March 11.
Accomack County leads Virginia in corn and soybean production, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program will holds its seventh annual Agriculture Literacy Week March 6-10.
Farmers have welcomed the appointment of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture.
The 2017 Census of Agriculture is coming, and farmers are urged to promptly reply to a preliminary letter arriving soon in the mail.
A recent study found that fear-based messaging tactics have led to a decline in produce consumption among low-income shoppers.
Even though there is a shortage of young people considering careers in agriculture, there are signs more students are pursuing ag education.
Virginia farmers harvested 9.28 million bushels of winter wheat during the summer of 2016 according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program is offering Garden and Agriculture Experience Grants to teachers looking to incorporate agriculture into their classroom.
Since the Virginia agriculture license plate initiative started in 2004, Virginians who display the specialty plate have been driving home their support for the state’s farmers.
Virginia will invest $850,000 over the biennial budget to expand its international trade initiatives promoting Virginia’s agriculture and forestry products.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service is conducting its second annual survey to measure the environmental benefits associated with conservation practices on agricultural land.
Virginia will invest $850,000 over the biennial budget to expand its international trade initiatives promoting Virginia’s agriculture and forestry products around the world.