According to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, industrial hemp farmers in West Virginia more than quadrupled crop production in 2019 compared to the previous year.
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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers are now available in all 55 counties in West Virginia. Vouchers are distributed by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture through the USDA’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.
The Eastern Panhandle Watershed Group Meeting is an annual event that brings together local non-profit watershed groups, agencies and other organizations involved in improving water quality.
For the 2019 growing season, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture issued 158 individual licenses under the industrial hemp program. This included 71 applicants who marked processing as part of their submission. The proposed total acreage to be grown by licensees is 2,531.
West Virginia’s elected ag commissioner is throwing his weight behind President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
The West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame Foundation has selected five individuals to be inducted this year.
Dairy farmer Greg Gibson, owner of Mason Run Farm in Bruceton Mills, was one of 13 dairy producers and one importer appointed to the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Dec. 22.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There’s a growing movement in West Virginia, and at the forefront are females who are breaking out of typical gender roles…