Category Archives: Farm News

  • Virginia Farm - Lavender

    Begin your Virginia Farm: Lavender

    So you are thinking about buying a Virginia Farm, or transitioning Virginia Farmland into a functioning farm? One way to utilize a portion of land, large or small, is planting lavender fields.Β  Lavender fields can be vast or small, and are fairly low maintenance.Β  Continue reading

  • Fall on the Farm

    Growing Small Grains in Virginia
    Today, many Virginia farmers are choosing to grow their own grains in the face of rising food costs for themselves and their livestock. Barley, feed corn, grains, oilseeds, soybeans, and wheat all flourish in Virginia and with a steadily increasing Continue reading

  • Agri-tourism: A Growing Trend

    In the last decade, farming has become a rising trend where people have been leaving their desk jobs to take up farming because some want to get away from the rat race, start a slower paced life Continue reading

  • Intro to Farms

    The return to farmland and farms has been a growing trend among entrepreneurs, as well as retirees. Approximately 8 million acres across Virginia are in fact farmland Continue reading

  • Virginia Dairy Farming

    Dairy farming is a labor of love. Whereas some animal farms require less attention, a successful dairy farm is one that needs a high attention paid to it on a daily basis. There are many aspects to running a dairy farm Continue reading