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Census of Agriculture countdown begins for America’s farmers and ranchers

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announced on March 17 that Virginia farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to...

Foreign persons must report U.S. Agricultural Land Holdings

Botetourt/Craig/Roanoke County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, C. Jean Hazlegrove, reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United...

Virginia schools encouraged to participate in statewide campaign to encourage safe teen driving during...

May through August most dangerous months for Virginia teen drivers Youth of Virginia Speak Out (YOVASO) and the Virginia State Police are encouraging high and...

Governor McAuliffe announces the Virginia Department of Veterans Services receives U.S. Department of Veterans...

~ Award recognizes leaders in state veteran program innovation ~ Governor McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) received the Abraham...

Warmest February on record creates a mixed outlook for Virginia’s Farmers

While many Virginians enjoyed the warmest February on record, some farmers were very concerned. Sustained hot temperatures this early in the year could have...

Warner, Kaine call on VA Secretary to act in the wake of troubling report...

U.S. Senators Mark Warner, and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) and a bipartisan group of Senators, including the leadership of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee (SVAC),...

USDA announces commodity credit corporation lending rates for March 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced interest rates for March 2017. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for March...

Warner, Kaine file amicus brief to support rights of transgender students

Join nearly 200 lawmakers to say that Title IX law protects transgender and gender non-conforming students from discrimination On Thursday, March 2, U.S. Sens. Mark...

Donate mobility equipment found during Spring cleaning

Local non-profit refurbishes equipment for patients in need As New Year's resolutions to get organized and de-clutter transition into spring cleaning, one local non-profit wants...

Steps to becoming a successful, automatic saver

America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. The Virginia...
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