69.5F
Beckley
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Farmers facing looming hay shortage; agencies provide tips

Cattle roam across a pasture near Lewisburg, West Virginia, in the Greenbrier Valley.
Confronted with a potential hay shortage, three state agencies are advising cattle farmers in West Virginia how to maintain healthy herds. The looming shortage...

W.Va. specialty crop projects granted more than $270,000

Foxglove thrives in the Garvey House Gardens
Eight West Virginia projects will share in $271,980 in federal funding to enhance the production, processing, and consumption of specialty crops, according to the...

Longhorned tick confirmed in W.Va.’s eastern panhandle

Longhorned ticks confirmed in Hardy County, W.Va.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of the Longhorned tick in Hardy County in eastern West Virginia, according to the W.Va....

Agencies, farmers markets to present state park dinners

Farm on Jordan Run Road, Grant County, Rick Burgess, Potomac Branches Region
Three state agencies have partnered with the W.Va. Farmers Market Association to host eight farm-to-table dinners in West Virginia state parks. Each will take...

Spring ideal season to engage in West Virginia botanical events

A yellow spring flower blossoms on an Allegheny ridge top.
I believe one of the best things about living in West Virginia is the opportunity to experience its cycles of growth. Whether in the...

Officials propose gypsy moth treatment in central, eastern W.Va.

The W.Va. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service, is proposing aerial treatment of gypsy moth infestation over approximately...

W.Va. Agriculture enlisting public to choose new logo

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced a public voting period to determine the next West Virginia Grown logo, according to Commissioner of...

“Maple Days” in W.Va. to celebrate increased production

Map of 2018 Maple Syrup Days events in West Virginia
The West Virginia Maple Syrup Producers Association has announced two statewide "Maple Syrup Days" to celebrate during the 2018 maple season, according to the...

“Winter Blues” farmers’ markets set for Charleston, Morgantown

Innovation is allowing W.Va. farmers to grow year round.
Just when it seems winter will never end, the W.Va. Department of Agriculture is hosting two farmers' markets to support growers and marketers whose...

Carrot, pumpkin, cucumber, cantaloupe break W.Va. records

Farm at Shady Spring, West Virginia, Raleigh County, New River Gorge Region
Four new produce records were established in 2017 in West Virginia, the state Department of Agriculture announced today. A carrot, cucumber, cantaloupe, and pumpkin...

Help build one of West Virginia’s chief guides to ramp fests

Fresh, cleaned W.Va. Ramps
Do you have a favorite West Virginia ramp dinner or festival you'd like to share with the public? We'd like to hear from you. Now in...

W.Va. small-farms, FarmHer conferences set for Feb 21-22

Farmstead near Duncan, WV, Jackson County, Mid-Ohio Valley Region
The fourteenth annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference is set to begin February 21 at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia. “West Virginia...

Stay Connected

12,445FansLike
1,180FollowersFollow
839FollowersFollow

Sponsors