Agriculture

Livestock Report

April 16, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
April 11
FEEDER:
Steers, 100-199 lbs., $327.50; 200-299 lbs., $270.00-345.00; 300-399 lbs., $232.50-335.00; 400-499 lbs., $237.50-301.00; 500-599 lbs.,

Town passes rezoning request

April 14, 2015

MOUNT JACKSON — Town Council approved the rezoning of 135 acres of land near Turkey Knob Road from agricultural to limited industrial on a unanimous 6-0 vote on Tuesday night.

Livestock report

April 9, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
April 4
FEEDER:
Steers, 100-199 lbs., one $212.00; 300-399 lbs., $252.50; 400-499 lbs., $245.00-282.50; 500-599 lbs., $240.00-272.50; 600-699

Livestock report, March 28-31

April 2, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
March 28
FEEDER:
Steers, 100-199 lbs., few $315.00; 200-299 lbs., $267.50-315.00; 300-399 lbs., $300.00-335.00; 400-499 lbs., $257.00-260.00; 500-599

Valley Wine Cellar set to close

March 26, 2015

The Valley Wine Cellar, a retail outlet for North Mountain Vineyard & Winery, of Maurertown, will be closing its doors this weekend.

Virginia’s wine industry in need of grapes

March 26, 2015

In both reputation and in demand, Virginia wine is growing. However, industry experts, researchers and professionals all seem to agree: grape growth is lagging.

Livestock Report, March 21-24

March 26, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
March 21
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $204.00-318.00; 300-399 lbs., $204.00-305.00; 400-499 lbs., $208.00-292.00; 500-599 lbs., $248.00-294.00; 600-699 lbs.,

Livestock Report, March 14-16

March 19, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
March 14
FEEDER:
Steers, 400-499 lbs., $205.00-252.50; 500-599 lbs., $231.00-290.00; 600-699 lbs., $182.00-228.00; 700-799 lbs., $172.00-212.00; 800-899 lbs.,

Agritourism workshop scheduled

JENNA FRENCH

March 12, 2015

Shenandoah County Tourism and Fields of Gold are looking to enhance a growing aspect of the valley: agritourism.

Livestock report, March 7 – 10

March 12, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
March 7
Few stocker cattle
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., one $295.00; 300-399 lbs., one $237.50; 500-599 lbs., $235.00;

Area farmers urged to use biosecurity

March 6, 2015

With livestock event season just around the corner, area livestock farmers are being reminded to practice biosecurity measures to prevent the spread of deadly diseases.

Livestock report, Feb. 28-March 3

March 6, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Feb. 28
Light Sale
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $200.00; 300-399 lbs., $238.00-262.00; 400-499 lbs., $241.00; 500-599 lbs., $192.00-217.00;