Peaches and pickin’ on tap in August

The Patrick County Chamber of Commerce will host the 31st Annual Virginia State Peach Festival on Friday August 17 at Dehart Park in Stuart. Gates...

Tri-state beef conference set

The 11th annual Tri-State Beef Cattle conference will be held at the Ron Ramsey Regional Ag Center in Blountville, Tenn., on August 9. This year’s...

Farmers’ Market set at the library

Sarah Reyburn, of Spoon Mountain Farm, will be featured at the Farmers’ Market at the Library on Thursday, June 21, from 5 to 6...

Farmer’s share of food dollar reaches historic low

The American farmer’s share of the food dollar has reached historic lows, falling to 14.8 cents in 2016, according to the U.S. Department of...

Farm fun day

Armstrong Artisan Farm will offer various activities on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 at the farm located at 1499 Brook Cove Rd,...

Caution urged as farm equipment takes to roads

Spring planting and the harvest of wheat and other small grains in May and June means more Virginia farmers will need to move tractors...

Farmers encouraged to prepare for new safety rule

The Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule will go into full implementation for large U.S. farms in the summer...

Ag expo, ceremony and plant sale set

Stuart Rotary Club will host the 2nd annual Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in...

Farmers urged to complete census

Farmers and ranchers still have time to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics...

Trade conference set

The 10th annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade is planned for March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown. The event will feature a slate of...

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