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Preserving agricultural land in Hanover County is vitally important to the Newcomb family. They use biosolids as a critical tool to conserving Liberty Springs Farm as a natural space.

Biosolids important tool to preserving Liberty Springs Farm

Biosolids important tool to preserving Liberty Springs Farm


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Eastern Virginia AREC Features Research, Technology, and Innovation at Annual Virginia Small Grains Field Day

Throughout the year, the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research & Extension Center (Eastern Virginia AREC) conducts research on small grains and soybeans for the benefit of farmers across Virginia.  A variety…

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Hidden Acres Farms Invests Resources into Self-Sustaining Operation, Investing in our Planet this Earth Day and Every Day

There is a lot of heightened focus around recycling and investing in our planet this time of year, specifically on Earth Day – April 22. Yet Dan Kelley of Hidden…

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2021 Annual Report for Code of Good Practice of the Virginia Biosolids Council

The Virginia Biosolids Council Code of Good Practice has been providing guiding principles to its members for more than a decade. This annual report provides a progress report on how…

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Research

Beneficial Recycling: Productive Composting, Fertilizing and Utilization of Biosolids

Recycling our newspapers, soda cans, water and soda bottles is second nature; composting is also trending, providing a productive use for coffee grounds, fruit cores, leaves, grass, etc. But did…

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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…

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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…

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