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.
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."
posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
posted on July 26, 2002 at 8:07 PM
Richmond, VA, based Ukrop's Super Markets contracts with midwestern ranchers for beef sold under store label