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2009 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates Apr 21, 2010 3004-1444
2010 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates

This winter USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released cash rental rates for irrigated and non-irrigated cropland and pastureland for Virginia counties and cities.

Feb 22, 2011 3102-1534
2012 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates Jun 11, 2013 AAEC-44NP
2013 NASS Cropland and Pastureland Rental Rates Sep 30, 2013 AAEC-55NP
A Decision-Making Tool to Determine the Feasibility of Purchasing Virginia Milk Commission Base Jan 10, 2014 DASC-30P
A Farmer’s Responsibilities to His Business Jun 6, 2014 AAEC-69NP
A Geographic Analysis of Agritourism in Virginia May 2, 2014 AAEC-62P
AgCache: An Innovative Marketing Tool for your Agribusiness Jun 6, 2014 AAEC-72NP
Agri-Tourism May 1, 2009 310-003
Agritourism: Ideas and Resources Jul 14, 2009 310-004
An Evaluation of Program, Training, and Resource Needs of Virginia Beginning Farmers and Ranchers: Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program Apr 8, 2014 AEE-81P
Are you a Beginning Farmer? Nov 19, 2013 ANR-91NP
Best Management Practices for Bioenergy Crops: Reducing the Invasion Risk Jan 5, 2012 PPWS-8P
Common Ground: How Can Virginia Cooperative Extension Promote Civic Harmony in Our Polarized World? Mar 17, 2014 AAEC-58NP
Common Ground: Why Should University Faculty Partner with Virginia Cooperative Extension? Jul 19, 2013 VCE-163NP
Dairy Producer Input Sought Regarding Genomics Sep 5, 2013
Decisions Determine Your Farm's Direction Oct 24, 2013
Don't Overlook Equipment Maintenance Apr 30, 2013
Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training Apr 12, 2013 ANR-66
Five Simple Tips To Reduce The Negative Impacts Of Hot Weather On Diary Cattle Jul 1, 2013
Foundations for a Successful Farmers Market

Starting a farmers market is a challenging task with numerous issues to be tackled and activities to sequence. While generating a customer and vendor base is clearly fundamental to the successful establishment of a farmers market, there are also key administrative foundations that should be established if the market is to get off on the right foot and have long-term viability.

Apr 27, 2010 448-502
Grain and Soybean Production and Storage in Virginia: A Summary and Spatial Examination Mar 25, 2014 AAEC-60P
Managing Liability Jan 30, 2013 CV-25P
NASS to Release Final Census of Agriculture Data

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2004 - The U. S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will release final data from the 2002 Census of Agriculture for every county and state in the Nation.

Aug 4, 2009 2906-1363
Planning The Future of Your Farm: A Workbook Supporting Farm Transfer Decisions. Nov 15, 2012 446-610 (AAEC-37)
Predicting Tractor Diesel Fuel Consumption Aug 24, 2010 442-073
Say No To Purchasing Raw Milk Jan 7, 2014
Silage Density Sep 5, 2013
Successful Farm Startup for Beginners: Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program Oct 14, 2013 AEE-67P
Temperatures Are Rising - Make Sure Your SCC Doesn't Follow Jul 1, 2013
The Basics of Hardwood-Log Shiitake Mushroom Production and Marketing Apr 3, 2014 ANR-102P
The Impact Of Forage Quality On Ration Cost On Feed Inventory Jun 5, 2013
USDA Announces Agreement with Marriott International to Benefit Minority Farmers - Partnership Key to Expanding Markets For Minority Farmers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern States

WASHINGTON, Mar. 31, 2004-Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Marriott International, Inc. to enhance outreach efforts and expand sales outlets for agricultural commodities produced by minority farmers.

Aug 10, 2009 2906-1376
Virginia Agriculture - Relating to Farmers

"This is a review of the agrciulture facts within Virginia.  There are more than 47,000 farms in Virginia.  The number of farms in the state has been steadily decreasing and in five decades the number has declined over 50%.   Average size of farms in the commonwealth is 181 acres and it covers approximately 8.1 million acres or about 32% of Virginia’s total land area. ."

May 31, 2011 3104-1591
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program: Technical Assistance & Resource Directory Aug 28, 2013 AEE-76NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Program: Virginia Beginning Farmer Profiles Aug 9, 2013 AEE-70NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 1): Starting a new farm enterprise Mar 25, 2013 AEE-37NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 2): Challenges to new farm enterprises Mar 26, 2013 AEE-38NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 3): Land and tenure acquisition Mar 26, 2013 AEE-39NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Croushorn Farms (Part 4): Marketing and business management Mar 26, 2013 AEE-40NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 1): Overview of a farm enterprise Mar 26, 2013 AEE-45NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 2): Challenges in new farm enterprise Mar 26, 2013 AEE-46NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Huntley Farm & Seitz Angus (Part 3): Advice for beginning farmers Mar 26, 2013 AEE-47NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 1): Starting a new farm enterprise Mar 26, 2013 AEE-41NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 2): Challenges to farming Mar 26, 2013 AEE-42NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 3): Crops grown on the farm Mar 26, 2013 AEE-43NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Juba Farm (Part 4): Cultural differences in farming in the U.S. Mar 26, 2013 AEE-44NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 1): Developing a farm enterprise Mar 25, 2013 AEE-31NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 2): Exploring production goals Mar 25, 2013 AEE-32NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 3): Measuring success Mar 25, 2013 AEE-33NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 4): Economic challenges Mar 25, 2013 AEE-34NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 5): Marketing challenges Mar 25, 2013 AEE-35NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Mountain View Farm & Vineyard (Part 6): Balancing on-farm and off-farm employment Mar 25, 2013 AEE-36NP
Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project: Seven Springs Farm: CSA Farm Model Sep 16, 2013 AEE-78NP
Virginia Farm to School Resource Guide: Helping Connect Virginia Foods to Virginia Schools Aug 22, 2013 AEE-77NP
When Compared To Maryland... Jun 5, 2013