Only 45 percent of Virginia farmers have responded to the Census of Agriculture: But there’s still time
Farmers and ranchers still have time to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Groups seeking to improve the competitiveness of specialty crops in Virginia are eligible to submit proposals for grants up to $60,000 per project.
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service issued national program guidance that gives Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) state operators new flexibility to make their operations more efficient while improving customer service.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced an award of $481,410.50 in grant funding for 10 agriculture-related projects from the USDA.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service September Grain Stocks report shows more Virginia wheat, barley and oat stocks.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will mail census forms to farmers in about eight weeks.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its 2016 Certified Organic Production Report today from the survey conducted earlier this year.
Farm profits are expected to increase in 2017 following three years of decline, according to the USDA. Virginia farmers stand to benefit.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service September Crop Production report shows large increases in projected yields for cotton and peanuts.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will be conducting two surveys critical to small grains producers around the country.
The USDA’s most recent monthly crop production report stirred up the grain markets.
The USDA National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 6-12, will celebrate the vital role markets play in supporting local economies.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced the latest USDA Acreage and Grain Stocks reports.
A USDA farm-to-school grant will support efforts of school nutrition programs to serve locally grown-and-raised food in school cafeterias.
A $935,000 grant from the USDA Food Nutrition Service will provide approximately 9,000 students and their families with increased food security.
The deal Congress struck to keep the federal government funded through Sept. 30 restored funding to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The bill Congress passed last week to fund the government through Sept. 30 restored $95 million to the USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Service.
The USDA will delay full implementation of the nutrition standards passed into law by the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.
The USDA released its Planting Intentions report showing Virginia farmers intend to plant more soybeans, but less corn this year.
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service has announced a significant increase in the number of accredited certified organic farms.
Representatives of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service are visiting dairy farms across the nation in January.
The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has proposed an amendment to nutrition labeling regulations for meat and poultry products.
The USDA has announced a new initiative that expands opportunities for farmers and ranchers to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program.
In January the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey about 920 cattle operations in Virginia to provide an up-to-date measure of cattle inventories.