For gardeners who want to offer a good variety of color and texture in their garden but also want to keep things simple, there is the dahlia.
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Pittsylvania County farmers who planted hemp last year — the first year that production of industrial hemp was legally permitted — have varied in their plans and expectations for the 2020 growing season.
I had a question this past week from a local tomato grower concerning soils for his plants.
It's allowing Canadian cannabis growers to dominate markets.
"French fry demand has just been outstanding lately, and so supplies can't meet the demand," said Travis Blacker, industry-relations director with the Idaho Potato Commission.
There are inferences, speculation and intriguing clues, but the best minds of the U.S. government, the lettuce-growing states of California and Arizona, and the leafy-greens industry have failed to figure out why romaine keeps getting contaminated - or how they can stop it from happening again and again.
CHRISTIANSBURG — The rapid growth of commercial hemp production in Southwest Virginia is attracting entrepreneurs to support the nascent industry, but market bottlenecks and uncertainty about state and federal regulations could slow its development.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song.
A bipartisan group of Virginia’s congressional delegation is advocating for the state’s inclusion in a federal crop insurance program for industrial hemp.
Cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, growers are abandoning their farms for the United States.
VIRGINIA BEACH — Like the rest of Virginia’s farmers, strawberry growers have been dealing with an extremely wet winter and early spring. But …
CALLANDS — With the legalization of hemp production, local tobacco farmers are testing the waters as they search for the next cash crop amid a…
There may yet be a happy ending to the great grape heist of 2018, which officials say is the first of its kind in Virginia.
While almost 95 million U.S. households will display a Christmas tree this season, only 19 percent of those are expected to be real, according to a survey conducted by Nielsen.
It might be wise to do your Christmas tree shopping early this year.
Chef David Upchurch served to a small group of about 30 people Tuesday a lunch featuring Asian pears raised as part of a research project to i…
While many Virginians enjoyed the warmest February on record, some farmers were very concerned. Sustained hot temperatures this early in the year could have caused early budding and even early bloom on many agricultural products: apples, peaches, strawberries and wine grapes top the list.
Central Virginia is favorable to many residents for its “four seasons.” And February boasts the highest-average snowfall.