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Virginia’s 2014 peanut yield set national record  - March is National Peanut Month, and peanuts are an important part of Virginia’s agriculture industry. State officials recently announced that 2014 was a record-setting year for the state’s peanut growers. Virginia broke national records with a yield of 4,350 pounds per acre, according to data from the USDA.   More at our Farm News page>>
Gus Douglass, longtime West Virginia agriculture commissioner, dies  - Gus Douglass, the nation's longest-serving agriculture chief, died March 19 after a fall at his home. He was 88. Douglass was elected as West Virginia's agriculture commissioner 11 times.  More at our Farm News page>>
Maryland Ag Secretary reads to elementary students ‚Äč - Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder recently read to kindergarten and fourth grade students and led hands on activities at a school in Baltimore County as part of “Read Across Maryland” Month and National Agriculture Day. More at our Farm News page>>
February milk production in PA increases as prices decline  - Milk production in the Keystone State during February 2015 totaled 848 million pounds, up 2 percent from last February 2014, according to USDA officials. The average milk price received by Pennsylvania farmers in January 2015, at $19.20 per hundredweight, is down $3.40 from December 2014 and is down $5.70 from January a year ago.  More at our Farm News Page>>
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Farmers see benefit of new drone technology  - Farmers across the nation are closely monitoring new legislation dealing with the use of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones. Unmanned aircraft systems could be "an incredible tool for farmers and ranchers, who can use them to scout their fields and ensure they’re using inputs like fertilizer and water only on the areas that need treatment,” said a Farm Bureau specialist.  More at our Farm News Page>>
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