Agriculture

Livestock report

January 22nd, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 17
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $300.00; 300-399 lbs., $210.00, most $252.50-285.00; 400-499 lbs., $217.00, most $$248.00-280.00; 500-599

Local coalition opposes natural gas pipeline

January 15th, 2015

Friends of the Shenandoah Mountain, a coalition of organizations pushing for a new scenic area, is voicing concerns regarding the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Livestock

January 15th, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 10
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $305.00; 300-399 lbs., $250.00-260.00; 400-499 lbs., $280.00; 500-599 lbs., $230.00-260.00; 600-699 lbs.,

Livestock report

January 8th, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 3
FEEDER:
Steers, 300-399 lbs., $240.00-286.00; 400-499 lbs., $220.00-287.00; 500-599 lbs., $222.00-248.00; 600-699 lbs., few $212.00; 700-700

Livestock report

December 25th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 20
FEEDER:
Steers, 100-199 lebs., $285.00; 200-299 lbs., $235.00; 400-499 lbs., $245.00-279.00; 600-699 lbs., $211.00; 700-700 lbs.,

Livestock report

December 11th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 6
FEEDER:
Steers, 300-399 lbs., $118.00-204.00; 400-499 lbs., $255.00-291.00; 500-599 lbs., $230.00-236.00; 600-699 lbs., $210.00-221.00; 700-700 lbs.,

Livestock report

December 3rd, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 29
FEEDER:
Steers, 500-599 lbs., $235.00.
Bulls, 400-499 lbs., $258.00; 500-599 lbs., $219.00-220.00; 600-699 lbs., $167.00; 800-899

Corn production improved for Shenandoah

November 27th, 2014

Corn production for the Shenandoah Valley appears to be “better than average,” according to Bobby Clark, Shenandoah County extension agent for the Virginia Cooperative Exchange.

Livestock report

November 19th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 15

FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $240.00-294.00; 300-399 lbs., $182.00-285.00; 400-499 lbs., $203.00-247.50; 500-599 lbs., $212.00-224.00; 900-999 lbs., few $187.50; 1000+ lbs., $150.00-152.50.

Unwasted energy

Ed Kelly, left, principal, and Steve Van Stee, right, director of operations, both of Shenandoah Energy Services, stretch out this temperature probe that is a component of this heat generating compost pile they are constructing outside an aquaponics greenhouse in Strasburg. The temperature probe will be used to start the boiler inside the greenhouse flowing water and antifreeze when the compost pile, which includes garden waste and manure from the farm, reaches the optimum temperature.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 13th, 2014

STRASBURG — Fourth-generation farmer Kelsie Diehl is bringing a new-age approach to organic farming.
The owner of Del Ray Farm

Livestock report

November 13th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 8
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $152.50-200.00; 300-399 lbs., $175.00-267.50; 400-499 lbs., $250.00-287.00; 500-599 lbs., $195.00-267.50; 600-699 lbs.,

Livestock report

November 5th, 2014

<strong>Shenandoah Livestock<br />
Nov. 1</strong>
FEEDER:
Steers, 300-399 lbs., $285.00-295.00; 400-499 lbs., $222.50-271.00; 500-599 lbs., few $228.00; 600-699 lbs., $192.50-224.00;

Livestock report

November 5th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 1
FEEDER:
Steers, 300-399 lbs., $285.00-295.00; 400-499 lbs., $222.50-271.00; 500-599 lbs., few $228.00; 600-699 lbs., $192.50-224.00; 700-799