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  • Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

        Tom and Kim Nixon receive Virginia Farmer of the Year Award

    Virginia Cooperative Extension has recognized Robert T. “Tom” Nixon II and his wife, Kim, of Glenmary Farm in Rapidan, Virginia, as recipients of the 2014 Virginia Farmer of the Year Award. The award commends individual contributions to the commonwealth’s agricultural industry.

    Read more about the 2014 Farmer of the Year recipients.

  • Inside the ARECs: Seafood AREC

        Inside the ARECs: Seafood AREC

    Some reports estimate the U.S imports as much as 90 percent of its seafood, making the seafood trade deficit second only to oil among natural resource deficiencies in United States. The research that is conducted at the Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton, Virginia, seeks to change that.

    Read more about the Seafood AREC

  • Sowing the Future

        Sowing the Future

    A 2013 United Nations report projects that the world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. More food must be grown in a shrinking amount of space, and more water will be needed for drinking, agriculture, manufacturing, and more.

    Read more about research on growing more food for the future.

 

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