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Women farmers encouraged to attend WVU Extension Women in Ag Conference

Women in Clay County are encouraged to grow their agricultural horizons by attending the West Virginia University Extension Service Women in Agriculture conference slated...

USDA partners with SCORE to help veterans start farming

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and SCORE, a nonprofit association that helps small businesses get off the ground, are partnering up to...

Regional Farmers Market Opening Dates Announced

  Walton Farmers Market is reviving its market for 2017.  The location for the Walton Farmers Market will be at the Walton Community Building.  This...

WV Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vendor Training Offered for Local Farmers

  There will be a WV Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WVFMNP) Vendor Training on Tuesday, May 2 at 5:00 p.m. at the Roane County Library...

Benedum grant to benefit Clay County veterans

Efforts to grow West Virginia’s farm-based economy and to train veterans in new agricultural opportunities recently received a boost, thanks to a major grant...

Urban Agriculture Conference adds track targeting veterans

The fourth annual West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference will feature a new track highlighting agricultural opportunities for the state’s Armed Forces veterans. The two-day...

Growers sought for Strawberry Festival Sale

Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year's West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a "Strawberry Market" during the event. The sale will take place...

Farming Heritage entries sought

Farming families are being sought as applicants for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award that is being offered by the State Fair of West Virginia...

Producers urged to consider risk protection coverage

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster...

Farm Service announces county committee election results

The Farm Service Agency County committee elections are over, the ballots are counted and the results are in. John Wayne of Gassaway was elected to...

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