Just days after ringing in the new year, growers in the Christmas tree farming industry are already preparing your trees for Christmas in 2020.
Legacy International is inviting 5 teens from Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina for an ag leadership program at the Global Youth Village in Va.
Originally created by the West Virginia FFA Association, the Ham Stand has been fully managed operated by Greenbrier East FFA.
It could be the enthusiastic teachers, the strong state officer team, the dynamic curriculum, or all the above that has contributed to the success of the West Virginia FFA program, but there’s no doubt the Mountain State has reached a milestone. At this year’s 90th annual West Virginia FFA State Convention in July, the chapter […]
The power of our agricultural community on social media showed in the days following the Las Vegas mass shooting. After receiving free tickets to the Route 91 Harvest Festival from a Central Valley California farmer they met in a casino, a West Virginia couple wanted the man to know they made it out okay. Kimberly […]
Licensed farmers can now grow hemp commercially in West Virginia after the House unanimously passed HB2453 Tuesday. Delegate Jeff Eldridge (D-Alum Creek) and Delegate Jim Butler (R-Henderson) introduced the bill on Feb. 15. Under the new law, any person with a license can plant, grow, harvest, possess, process, sell, and buy industrial hemp. To obtain […]
Since 1941, the West Virginia FFA has netted $1,361,222.78 and it’s all in the name of protein. The state FFA has held 73 Ham, Bacon, and Egg Sales.
The Hamden, Connecticut, and Leetown, West Virginia USDA offices are now back in business. The USDA announced Thursday that all of the six offices are now open after being closed due to an unspecified email threat on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press, USDA spokesman Matthew Herrick said the final two offices will reopen with […]
Employees will be returning to work today at four of the USDA facilities that were closed Tuesday due to unspecified email threats. According to The Associated Press, USDA spokesman Matt Herrick said offices in Fort Collins, Colorado; Beltsville, Maryland; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Kearneysville, West Virginia, are reopening with additional security enhancements. The USDA facilities in Hamden, Connecticut, […]