A farming revolution is spreading across Virginia. Crop producers are switching to continuous no-till systems; livestock farmers are switching to rotational grazing. Both approaches save the farmer time and money. They also benefit the land, restoring soil health and dramatically cutting runoff and erosion. The net result is more profitable and productive farms—and better water quality downstream. >> Read more, watch videos
Led by NRCS, our project brings together a coaltion dedicated to improving the economic and environmental sustainability of Virginia agriculture. A core belief uniting us is that the long-term health of our rural economies and water quality will ultimately depend on how well we take care of our soil. Read More…
See profitable grazing management through the eyes of cattle producers who are making it work. In the 15-minute Successful Graziers video, you will gain the essence of 100 years of experience in profitable grassland management. It’s a must see for all cattle producers.
Gordon Groover, Associate Professor of Management & Finance
Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, Virginia Tech