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The West Virginia Department of Agriculture announced a pilot project to help increase the value of West Virginia cattle.

The Highlands Farmers Market, a new market in West Virginia, focuses on flexibility for busy farmers and making sure farmers are the ones leading the market.

Liz and Jimmie Riffle started Riffle Farms in 2017, expecting to sell high-quality red meat. But the novelty of raising buffalo in WV presented other opportunities.

The West Virginia Agritourism Association was formed earlier this year to help producers in the state capitalize on the unique opportunities West Virginia farms have to offer.

The West Virginia legislature passed the state’s first-ever farm bill April 6. The bill, which will renew annually, sets the stage for easier updates and revisions to state code related to agriculture.

Mildred Fizer, of Morgantown, West Virginia, the first woman to lead a state 4-H program, celebrated her 100th birthday earlier in March.

How do you plan for the summer without knowing what the pandemic situation will look like months from now? “We’re trying to prepare, hoping for the best and, I guess, preparing for the worst,” said Lisa Ingram, 4-H youth development agent for Marshall County, West Virginia.

West Virginia FFA's Creed Ammons won the 2020 FFA National Proficiency Award in agriculture processing.

Goat meat isn’t the most popular choice, in Marshall County, West Virginia. But after the Marshall County Fair canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Marshall County 4-H and FFA Goat and Rabbit Club are learning how to market and sell their own goats and rabbits.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture just took over dairy regulation in the state with less than 50 dairy farms. What's it going to do next?