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Popcorn among Virginia’s more unusual crops

According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, popcorn is raised on four Virginia farms. Only 4,500 pounds of the nation’s 861 million pounds of popcorn are raised in Virginia, but one grower says it’s not difficult to grow.

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Virginia apple production ranked sixth nationwide

Virginia’s commercial orchards yielded about 4.6 million bushels of apples in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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