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Title Summary Date ID Author(s)
Description and Performance of the Virginia-Market-Type Peanut Cultivars Nov 3, 2014 432-201 (AREC-103P)
Growing American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) in Forestlands Jan 13, 2011 354-313
Pest Management Guide: Home Grounds and Animals, 2016 Feb 1, 2016 456-018 (ENTO-166P)
Producing and Marketing Wild Simulated Ginseng in Forest and Agroforestry Systems

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium, Araliaceae family) is a familiar plant to many people in the Southern Appalachian region. For several generations, “digging sang” has been an enjoyable and profitable activity for many mountain people.

May 1, 2009 354-312
What in the World? International Produce Takes a Stand at Virginia Farmers Markets

Virginia is an increasingly attractive place for people
from other countries to call home. According to the
2010 census, Virginia had the 7th highest
immigration rate nationwide, with the greatest
concentrations in the Northern Virginia, Richmond,
and the Hampton Roads metropolitan areas.
Regional diversity broadens the landscape of
culinary options, both for long-term residents and

May 25, 2016 HORT-225NP