Some Virginia wine enthusiasts believe the state’s vineyards produce wines on par with the Napa and Rhone valleys.
Despite a positive report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Virginia winter wheat farmers have been perplexed by an erratic growing season and less-than-anticipated yields.
Voters concerned with agricultural issues can mark their ballots confidently this election season, thanks to comprehensive surveys completed by presidential candidates and many of Virginia’s congressional contenders.
Pumpkins continue to be a popular specialty crop among Virginia farmers, and fall heralds their arrival.
After toiling through a damp planting season and a mid-July drought, Virginia corn and soybean growers are bracing for diminished harvests following an August deluge.