Flying Dog To Open New Farm Brewery in Northern Va.Flying Dog Brewery, based in Frederick, Md., and well-known for its hoppy IPAs, Old Bay ale and Ralph Steadman bottle label art, plans to open a "farm brewery destination" in northern Virginia in 2015.
Number Of US Farms Declines, Farmers Getting Older The number of U.S. farms is declining even as the value of their crops and livestock has increased over the past five years, a government census of American agriculture released Thursday says.
Obama Launching Program To Boost Rural Exports"Made in Rural America" initiative aims to help American farmers increase their sales to other countries.
Agriculture the Most Promising Market for Drones Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn't waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.
Monsanto Loss Widens, Announces $930M AcquisitionAgricultural business giant Monsanto Co. reported worse-than-expected losses for its fiscal fourth quarter on Wednesday, due to lower sales of its genetically engineered seeds.
Agricultural Leaders Plead With Congress For Immigration Bill With More Lenient Rules For Hiring Farm WorkersFrom Christmas tree growers in the Appalachians to Wisconsin dairy farmers and producers of California's diverse abundance of fruits and vegetables, agricultural leaders are pleading with Congress for an immigration bill that includes more lenient and less complex rules for hiring farm workers.
Regulation Proposed To Protect Ginseng In Va.State agriculture officials are proposing a regulation aimed at ensuring the survival of wild ginseng in Virginia.
The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It WrongHitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
Lawmakers Getting Taste of Maryland AgricultureThere's plenty of meat and cheese on the menu for lawmakers attending a Taste of Maryland Agriculture event in Annapolis.
Md. Farmers to Discuss Keeping Agriculture Alive How to keep agriculture alive in Montgomery and Frederick counties is the subject of a conference this weekend in Rockville.
Virginia Looks To Grow Agricultural Exports To India Gov. Bob McDonnell hopes a new initiative will increase agricultural and forestry product exports from Virginia to India.