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Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Over the objection of environmental groups and Virginia's governor, a federal management plan released Tuesday will allow a form of natural gas drilling known as fracking to occur in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast. Full Story

Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Ruling

posted on October 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM

The case, according to Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, is not about protecting the Chesapeake Bay, but rather about whether "EPA can dictate where farming will be allowed, where homes can be built and where businesses can be established." Full Story

U.S. Delegation Takes Trade Talk to China

posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM

U.S. Delegation Takes Trade Talk to China
While trade missions to foreign countries are normally a blip on the import-export scene, one group of governors and businesspeople embarked on a noteworthy six-day visit to China last week. The key difference with this trade summit, and most... Full Story

Some Virginia Crops Likely Impacted By Storm

posted on November 2, 2012 at 5:02 PM

While the area's farms fared well, officials said they'll know how much of the wheat crop is not germinating in about a week or so. Full Story

Sierra Club blocks Md. natural gas export terminal

posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:57 PM

The Sierra Club says it will block an energy company's plan to export liquefied natural gas from the booming Marcellus Shale formation. Full Story

Traps aimed at shedding light on forest-damaging bug

posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:11 PM

Triangular, purple kite-like contraptions placed in trees across the country are helping state and federal agriculture officials learn more about a deadly beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the United States and Canada and... Full Story

Virginia Farmers Ask NAS Panel to Include Impact on Agriculture in Report on Uranium Mining

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

DANVILLE, Va (AP) — Farmers are asking a National Academy of Sciences panel studying uranium mining in Virginia to include the potential impact on agriculture in its report. Full Story

Loss of Farms, Other Rural Lands Declines in Va.

posted on July 9, 2010 at 3:07 PM

RICHMOND, Va (AP) -- The loss of farmland and other rural acres to development is declining in Virginia. Full Story

Va. Christmas Tree Growers See Bargain Hunters

posted on December 11, 2009 at 3:12 PM

RICHMOND, Va (AP) - The list of Christmas essentials still includes a tree, even if many people are hunting for bargains this year. Full Story

Virginia Grocery Store Contracts with Midwestern Ranchers

posted on July 26, 2002 at 8:07 PM

Virginia Grocery Store Contracts with Midwestern Ranchers
Richmond, VA, based Ukrop's Super Markets contracts with midwestern ranchers for beef sold under store label Full Story

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