Agriculture

Livestock Report

February 2, 2016

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 30
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 400-499 lbs., $176.00-183.00; 500-599 lbs., $165.00-166.00; 600-699 lbs., $150.00-155.50; 900-999 lbs., $120.00.

Livestock Report

January 19, 2016

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 9
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 200-299 lbs., $175.00-210.00; 300-399 lbs., $170.00-200.00; 400-499 lbs., $170.00-190.00; 500-599 lbs., $160.00-175.00;

Struggling volunteer farm is closing

Bins of potatoes overflow at  the end of a row at the volunteer farm in Woodstock during the Northern Shenandoah Valley United Way Day of Caring last September. The farm's board of directors announced on Tuesday that the farm will be closing.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 12, 2016

After more than 10 years of providing thousands of pounds of fresh produce to a third of Virginia, the World Foundation for Children’s Volunteer Farms in Woodstock will be closing.

Livestock Report

January 12, 2016

Shenandoah Livestock
Jan. 9
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 300-399 lbs., $213.00-215.00; 400-499 lbs., $190.00-213.00; 500-599 lbs., $168.00-181.00; 600-699 lbs., $150.00-162.00;

Livestock Report

January 6, 2016

Farmers Livestock
Jan. 5
FEEDER:
Cattle (401 head)
Steers (106 head)
Steers
M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $173.00-202.50; 400-500 lbs., $215.00-225.00;

Livestock Report

January 1, 2016

<strong>Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 19</strong>
 
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 500-599 lbs., $155.00; 600-699 lbs., $141.00-150.00; 700-799 lbs., $130.00-136.00.
 
Steers

Livestock Report

December 25, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 19
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 500-599 lbs., $155.00; 600-699 lbs., $141.00-150.00; 700-799 lbs., $130.00-136.00.
Steers L&M 2,

Baker Farms adds processing plant

Steve Baker, of Mt. Jackson, looks over a rack of smoked hams that he has in his walk-in freezer of his new hog processing plant.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 18, 2015

MOUNT JACKSON – With a long history in producing pork, hog farmer and Shenandoah County Supervisor Steve Baker recently added a processing facility to Baker Farms.

Livestock Report

December 15, 2015

<strong>Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 12</strong>
 
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 200-299 lbs., $200.00; 300-399 lbs., $160.00-175.00; 400-499 lbs., $165.00-175.00; 500-599 lbs.,

Extension opens Master Gardener class

December 9, 2015

Looking for new volunteers who want to share some horticultural expertise with the community, the Virginia Cooperative Extension is reviewing applications for its 2016 Master Gardener Class.

Livestock Report

December 8, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 5
FEEDER:
Bulls L&M 1, 300-399 lbs., $193.00-206.00; 400-499 lbs., $171.00-195.00; 500-599 lbs., $145.50; 600-699 lbs., $129.00.

Livestock Report

December 1, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 28
FEEDER:
Bulls L&M 1, 300-399 lbs., $180.00-197.50; 700-799 lbs., $127.00.
Bulls L&M 2, 300-399 lbs., $168.00-185.00;

Daily’s Green wins Farm Bureau journalism award

Rich Cooley/Daily

December 1, 2015

The Northern Virginia Daily is one of four newspapers and a television station that won awards during the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation 2015 Annual Convention on Tuesday in Norfolk.

Livestock Report

November 17, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 14
FEEDER:
Bulls L&M 1, 100-199 lbs., $240.00; 200-299 lbs., $217.00-$240.00; 300-399 lbs., $200.00-238.00; 400-499 lbs., $182.00-215.00;

Livestock Report

November 11, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Nov. 7
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 300-399 lbs., $215.00-243.00; 400-499 lbs., $192.00-214.00; 500-599 lbs., $185.00-200.00; 600-699 lbs., $176.00-177.00;

Livestock Report

November 3, 2015

Shenandoah Livestock
Oct. 31
FEEDER:
Steers L&M 1, 100-199 lbs., $200.00-250.00; 200-299 lbs., $220.00-270.00; 300-399 lbs., $220.00-233.00; 400-499 lbs., $216.00-229.00;