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Tiny wasp might help eradicate harmful stink bugs

Agricultural researchers have discovered a small wasp that could have a big impact on crop-ruining brown marmorated stink bugs.



USDA study: Pesticide residues not a safety concern

Whether produced organically or conventionally, fruits and vegetables raised in the United States are safe to eat. That’s the conclusion of a pesticide residue study released May 25 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service.



Owners’ caution can help prevent horse disease outbreaks

Dr. Richard Wilkes, Virginia’s state veterinarian, recently urged all horse owners to be mindful of their animals’ health during the summer show season.



New potatoes are tender and ready for summer meals

New potatoes are tender and ready for summer meals
Virginia new potatoes are small and tasty and ready for cooking—and you can get them at your local farmers’ market or produce stand right now.



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