Monthly Archives: February 2011

4th Annual USDA Outreach Conference March 14 2011

Dear Grower and Friend of Agriculture: CORRECTION In an earlier message (dated February 22, 2011) there was an attached flyer inviting the public to participate in the fourth annual USDA Outreach Conference being hosted by Cooperative Extension at VSU on … Continue reading

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Berry Conference March 17 2011

4th Annual Virginia Berry Production and Marketing Conference: Attached are the flyer and the registration form for the 4th Annual Virginia Berry Production and Marketing Conference that will take place on March 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Eliot Coleman Keynote at the VABF Annual Conference Feb 11-12, 2011

Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Organic Practices Please upgrade your browser HD video is 1280×720 and will play broadcast quality on HDTV or large screen BUT it is a big file and heavy bandwidth hog. If you have difficulty watching the … Continue reading

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Production and Wholesale Marketing of Organic Apples

Apple orchard acreage in North Carolina and in Virginia has declined steadily during the last 20 years due to low wholesale prices and rising land prices. Anthony Owens owns and operates Windy Ridge Farms near Hendersonville. His family has managed … Continue reading

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