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Shower your mom with gifts this Mother’s Day

Shower your mom with gifts this Mother’s Day
The moms in our lives—whether they are biological, adopted or other motherly figures—deserve some pampering this Mother’s Day, May 14.



Your membership helps farmers better market their local products

Your membership helps farmers better market their local products
Virginia agriculture is almost as diverse as the local, state and national issues that affect it. Our farmers need a voice and a forum for surfacing issues that affect their ability to compete in the fast-changing world of production agriculture.



Serve some strawberry soup this spring

Serve some strawberry soup this spring
May is when Virginia strawberries begin to ripen. And there is nothing sweeter than a refreshing strawberry soup.



Accessorize your garden with statuary, bird baths this spring

Accessorize your garden with statuary, bird baths this spring
Whether you are designing a formal or informal garden space, consider adding statuary, bird baths and large planters for year-round appeal. And for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, consider gifting one of these beautiful items.



Salt Cod with Chickpeas and Spinach

Salt Cod with Chickpeas and Spinach
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Pork and Apple Meatballs

Pork and Apple Meatballs
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Aquaculture predators create problem for the industry

Aquaculture predators create problem for the industry
Wildlife predators are not just a problem for cattle and sheep farmers, they are harming the state’s aquaculture industry as well.



Greenhouses and high tunnels allow farmers to get a jump on spring

Greenhouses and high tunnels allow farmers to get a jump on spring
Farmers will have fresh, local summer produce available sooner than ever this spring, thanks to technology that can add several weeks to growing seasons.



Agritourism plays important role in Virginia economy

Agritourism plays important role in Virginia economy
Agritourism plays an important role in the $70 billion annual economic contribution made by Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries.



Strawberry season could be stupendous if weather stays mild

Strawberry season could be stupendous if weather stays mild
Strawberry growers prefer their weather mild and dry, and the forecast after this week’s heavy rains is looking positive for the upcoming season.



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