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Industrial hemp event taking place at Virginia State University

Industrial hemp event taking place at Virginia State University
A first-of-its-kind public event on industrial hemp will be offered Aug. 17 at Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm. The field day will be open to potential growers, researchers, marketing experts and industrial hemp producers to discuss the future of the crop in Virginia and neighboring states.



Fourth of July Trifle

Fourth of July Trifle
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Carroll, Craig Farm Bureaus receive grants for educational efforts

Carroll, Craig Farm Bureaus receive grants for educational efforts
Two county Farm Bureaus in Virginia are recent recipients of grants that will assist in educating youth about U.S. agriculture.



Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Pan Fried Rainbow Trout with Green Tomato Chutney

Pan Fried Rainbow Trout with Green Tomato Chutney
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush
This recipe was prepared by Chef John Maxwell on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program.



Va. pollinator plan aligned with national recommendations to revive honeybee population

Va. pollinator plan aligned with national recommendations to revive honeybee population
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services released its pollinator protection plan just as a task force for the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology published a commentary examining honey bee health stressors. 



EPA indicates it will delay worker protection rule changes

EPA indicates it will delay worker protection rule changes
Farmers who must meet revised provisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Agricultural Worker Protection Standard, or WPS, may be facing a relaxed deadline for compliance.



Summer driving is some of the deadliest, IIHS reports

Summer driving is some of the deadliest, IIHS reports
The summer and early fall are the most dangerous times of year on the nation’s roads, according to an updated Insurance Institute for Highway Safety analysis.



Amendments to ‘Farm Use’ laws take effect July 1

Amendments to ‘Farm Use’ laws take effect July 1
Changes to existing laws regulating unlicensed farm vehicles on Virginia’s highways go into effect July 1.



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