Virginia Farming

Virginia Farming

Historically, Virginia has always stood at the forefront of the American agriculture industry. The agriculture industry alone has an economic impact of $55 billion annually and provides more than 357,000 jobs throughout the Commonwealth. According to a recent UVA study, agriculture and forestry, have a combined economic impact of more than $79 billion dollars, making those two industries the largest in the state, even larger than the government and military. It is facts and figures such as these, that make a program such as WVPT's Virginia Farming so vital to it's viewers. In today's ever changing economic landscape, regional farmer's, now more than ever, need to stay up to date on the latest ag trends, innovations and information. Guests featured onVirginia Farming, include young farmers, senior farm leaders and agri-business professionals.

Hosted by WVPT's Amy Roscher, Virginia Farming is the Commonwealth's only locally produced, weekly televised farming news series. Topics include: poultry, beef, dairy, crops,wine, seafood, timber, aquaculture, and farm safety as well as a myriad of other topics that affect farmers on a daily basis.
Now celebrating it's ten year anniversary, Virginia Farming has been recognized with four top journalism awards from the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) for outstanding farm news communication, as well as a myriad of accolades and recognitions from industry experts.

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