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Lowering The Risk

Lowering The Risk

While most parents are good at keeping track of vaccines their kids need to stay healthy, many adults don’t realize there are immunizations important for keeping themselves heart-healthy, as well.

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Farmers For Prosperity

Farmers For Prosperity

Every night, more than 800 million people go to bed hungry, with the number of severely food-insecure people more than doubling from 135 million before COVID-19 to 345 million today, according to the World Food Program.

State Fair of Virginia Rides Again

State Fair of Virginia Rides Again

Celebrating the culmination of Virginia’s agricultural growing season and focusing on family fun, the State Fair of Virginia is returning with more attractions than ever.

A New Leash On Life

A New Leash On Life

Pound puppies can have a new lease on life, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Services’ Detector Dog program.

How To Market Your House

How To Market Your House

Staging is the process of making a home’s interior look its absolute best to entice prospective buyers. It used to be the stuff of television’s real estate programs or a trend in major metropolitan areas.

Investment In Agriculture R&D Is Lagging

Investment In Agriculture R&D Is Lagging

Government backing for research and development in farm life has dropped dramatically at a time when other nations have maintained or increased their agricultural R&D interests, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

A Fungi Fad

A Fungi Fad

Virginia might not be known for its mushrooms, but they’re becoming increasingly popular as more growers and consumers venture into the world of fungi. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture, 41 Virginia farms grow mushrooms, accounting for about $761,000 in sales that year.