Joanne Guilfoil of Selbyville, Del., couldn’t find a book about raising chickens in Delmarva, so she wrote one herself.
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Various harvesting activities will require farmers to drive their machinery on public roadways as they work to complete their harvests.
Data show about 10 percent of Virginia’s 43,000 farms are engaged in some form of agritourism.
“2023 is a celebration of the many ways fairgoers enjoy the event,” says Marlene Jolliffe, the fair’s executive director. “We wouldn’t be who we are today without our loyal fairgoers who create traditions and have their own approach to what makes their visit special.”
Barbecue season is in full swing and you may be wondering how to balance your love for pulled pork and spareribs with your concern for the environment. The good news? Science is delivering new, game-changing solutions to tackle the environmental footprint of the beef and livestock industries.
On a typical day at Virginia’s school land labs, students are busy weighing pigs, growing vegetables, fixing fences and installing irrigation systems.