Preauthorized debit available for farm loan borrowers

 By Tammy Goodyear County Executive Director Farm Service Agency USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has implemented pre-authorized debit (PAD) for Farm Loan Program (FLP) borrowers. PAD is...

Cabbage reports due May 15

 By Tammy M. Goodyear County Executive Director Farm Service Agency In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Patrick...

Farm to table

 A consistent supply of seasonal local produce is avaliable from spring through fall for those participating in a community-supported agriculture, or CSA, subscription, according...

BRHI agritourism program

The Blue Ridge Heritage Inc. (BRHI) will hold a program on agritourism on Friday, April 14,  from 6 to 7 p.m. Heather Wheeler, the...

USDA expands grasslands conservation program to small-scale livestock producers

By Tammy M. Goodyear County Executive Director Farm Service Agency USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent...

First Agricultural Expo coming to county in April

  The first ever Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo will be held at Rotary Field on April 29 starting at 9 a.m. The Ag...

Farm Bureau planning Ag Expo

The first ever Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo will be held at Rotary Field on April 29 starting at 9 a.m.Agriculture related businesses...

Va. budget may affect farm predator program

Chuck Shorter has been fighting to keep coyotes from killing his livestock since at least 1973, “and I’m still fighting them,” he said.Shorter raises...

Merritt joins American Angus Assoc.

Duncan Venable Merritt of Stuart is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with...

State shares guidelines for new food crop donation tax credit

On December 16, 2016, the Virginia Department of Taxation published final guidelines on its website for the Food Crop Donation Tax Credit, established by...

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