A local Virginia group is looking to preserve farmland in an important county

From coast to coast, the issues persists of agricultural land vanishing and making way for residential development. This trend is particularly evident in regions bordering our nation’s capitol.

The Virginia Farm Bureau introduces us to farmers grappling with this reality firsthand as they seek compromise solutions to maintain a secure and abundant food supply.

Data from USDA’s research arm shows the number of U.S. farms are down 7 percent from 2017; their peak was back in 1935.

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