This year’s virtual Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture Conference covered topics that ranged from mental health to educating consumers.
The Southern Region covers everything from the dairy industry in western Maryland to the poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula and the commercial beef industry in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and beyond.
Regular columns including Lay of the Law, Farm Credit Corner, MaryLAND of Agriculture, NASS News and NRCS News help keep our readers informed on the latest news and information related to agriculture and other topics of concern to farmers and people interested in the agricultural sector.
University of Delaware researchers are looking at the potential of early-season broccoli and cauliflower as a possible spring crop for local farmers. Read more
Land: how to get it? That was the big question asked on the opening day of the annual Future Harvest CASA Conference. Read more
Jewel Bronaugh, Virginia’s commissioner of agriculture, will be nominated as USDA's deputy secretary, President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team said Monday. Read more
Delaware Ag Week kicked off on Jan. 11 with a hemp webinar that focused on risk management. Read more
The Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision, finding that the circuit court correctly submitted to the jury the question of a farm manager being a joint employee of the poultry farm and Tyson. Read more
Many holiday memories are made around the sweet treats the season brings, and none are sweeter or fresher than those that come straight from the farm, or in this instance, the farm bakery. Read more