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The next Virginia Forage and Grassland Council forage field day is scheduled for July 10th, 2015 in Berryville, VA at Smith Meadows Farm. This is your chance to visit a diverse, grass-finished production operation that […]
By Mark Schonbeck
Many organic farm suppliers are now carrying several newer products – various inoculants, humates, biochar – designed and claimed to enhance soil quality, soil life, functional soil biodiversity, and thereby crop yields and […]
VABF is partnering with Virginia State University and Virginia Tech on an evaluation of Buckwheat. VABF is organizing the farmer testing of buckwheat as a cover crop.
We seek 4-5 experienced VABF growers to evaluate buckwheat as […]
By Sue Ellen Johnson
The USDA standards for “USDA certified organic” were being revised last week. Every six months the “National Organic Standards Board” (NOSB) reviews and revises the minimum requirements for organic certification as outlined […]
Thank you for participating in this years Virginia Biological Farming Conference and thank you for your conference feedback– if you haven’t responded to our recent email; click here! Be sure to answer the questions about […]