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Research finds butter is consumers’ top choice

Butter reigns as the top choice in the fats and oils category of consumer spending, outpacing margarine and olive oil as consumers seek out pure, simple, flavor-rich ingredients, according to a recent article by Advertising Age.



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Virginia jumps into top 10 farmers’ market states

The number of U.S. farmers’ markets continues to increase, and Virginia now has enough to place it among the nation’s top 10 market states.



Online map depicts worst drought for U.S. agriculture since 1988

While the central United States is experiencing its worst drought in decades, it wouldn’t be fair to compare it to droughts of the 1950s or the Dust Bowl years.



Virginia’s AITC program receives national grant

Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program is the recipient of the 2012 Agriculture in the Classroom Excellence Grant from the National Agriculture in the Classroom Consortium. This is the fifth time the Virginia program has received an ACE Grant.



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