Lifestyles

Commodity pricing trends announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on August 19: In Virginia, State graded feeder ...

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Master Gardener training

The Charlotte County Extension Office will offer a computer-based, self-paced, independent Master Gardener study beginning on Sept. 8 ...

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Dry weather prior to harvest locks in watermelon’s iconic summer sweetness

The drier the days at harvest time, the sweeter the watermelon. Streaked with dark and light green stripes ...

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Sweet corn flourishing despite blistering heat

Sweet corn season is here, and despite persistent dry, hot weather, Virginia farmers are expecting a plentiful harvest. ...

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Did you know?

Mustard is a must-have at backyard barbecues, and that status as a summertime staple makes it easy to ...

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June is dairy month

During National Dairy Month this June, take a moment to appreciate some of Virginia’s most delicious and nutritious ...

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Did you know?

No matter the culture or the cuisine, the heart of many delicious dishes is a solid flavor base. ...

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Tiny microgreens produce abundance of nutrients

Microgreens may be tiny, but they contain a large quantity of essential vitamins and minerals. Microgreens are broadly ...

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Home baking continues to rise

Home baking escalated during the pandemic, and it continues to be on the rise. From renovation projects to ...

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Dehydrating food is simple with the right tools

My husband and I like dehydrated food for different reasons. He’s an avid hiker, and sees dried food ...

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