ORGANIC MATTER:  BENEFICIAL FOR THE EARTH AND THE BOTTOM LINE

Organic Matter is reused every day from productive composting, fertilizing, and recycling. Demand is growing for the beneficial recycling of organic matter from coffee grounds to poultry litter to highly treated biosolids products, allowing farmers and families to beneficially recycle. Currently food scraps and yard waste make up more than 30 percent of what we throw […]

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Building Soil Health Focus of Climate Change Presentation – 2021 Virginia Small Grains Field Day

Hosted by the Virginia Grain Producers Association and Virginia Tech at the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Warsaw, the 2021 Virginia Grains Field Day presented a wide array of small grains related research.  Topics included soil fertility, ariel image mapping, variety development, and the challenges and opportunities of climate change.    Building soil […]

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Use of Technology and Cutting-Edge Research Key to Successful Modern Farming

Creamfield Farms is about 4,000 acres of row crops, primarily corn, soybeans, and wheat, with rape, canola seed, grain sorghum and hay. Creamfield’s land extends across state lines into North Carolina. Like many of today’s farmers, Grayson Kirby, manager of Creamfield Farms, focuses his attention on research and technology to guide the management direction of […]

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VBC Presents 2020 Virtual Information Session

The Virginia Biosolids Council presented the VBC 2020 Virtual Informational Session Wednesday, September 23 . Click HERE to view a recording. The webinar featured two presentations on matters associated with wastewater recovery and biosolids recycling. Dr. Greg Evanylo of Virginia Tech, a member of the W4170 research group, reviewed research done by the national research group on […]

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