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USDA News Releases

Releases on Virginia agriculture from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Newsroom and Virginia Field Office.

June 30, 2016
Virginia Soybean Acreage Down, Corn Up from 2015
Cotton and Tobacco also Down, Peanuts Up

May 18, 2016
USDA Announces $21 Million Available For Bioeconomy Research and Development

May 11, 2016
USDA Launches First-Ever Local Foods Survey
Data from the 2012 Agriculture Census shows Virginia ranked 10th in the nation in direct consumer sales.

May 1, 2016
USDA Unveils New Urban Agriculture Toolkit for Urban Farmers and Agribusiness Entrepreneurs

February 24, 2016
Virginia Farm Numbers Down Three Percent From 2014

February 10, 2016
Federal Primary Disaster Designations for the City of Suffolk and Greensville County
Brunswick, Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Southampton and Sussex Counties and the Cities of Chesapeake, Emporia, Hampton, Newport News and Portsmouth Received Contiguous Disaster Declarations

February 5, 2016
Federal Disaster Designations for Halifax, Henry, Pittsylvania Counties

February 2, 2016
Virginia Livestock and Grain Inventory

January 20, 2016
USDA to Measure Farmland Rental Rates

January 13, 2016
2015 Virginia Agricultural Production

January 7, 2016
Federal Disaster Designations for Tidewater, Southside Virginia

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