Virginia Farming

2017
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Milking Cows Using A Robotic System (2017)

4.0 4 x
This week we visit with the Charlie and Linda Leech family in Rockbridge County to learn more about how they are increasing the efficiency of their dairy farm by using robotic milking machines. We also have a story about the general public being invited to breakfast on a working farm. Plus, we'll show you how to grow squash in your home garden
26:00

Millennials And Agriculture

4.0 3 x
This week we explore what farmers should know about millennials, and what millennials should know about agriculture. My special guest for this conversation is Morgan Slaven. We also have a story on field conditions during the month of May. Plus, we'll review a new book about farm dogs
26:00

Farm To Table Trends With Eric Bendfeldt

4.0 3 x
The Farm to Table movement has had a significant impact on Virginia agriculture. This week we visit Eric Bendfledt with Virginia Cooperative Extension to see how this trend is having an impact on both farmers and consumers. We also have a story on fresh beef versus frozen beef and how this trend in the cattle industry is developing globally
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