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Sweet Corn for Tamales

Posted by on September 11, 2019 in Blog, Featured, News & Announcements | 0 comments

Sweet corn grown by the Minority and Veteran Farmers of the Piedmont at The Carver Center, intended for use in tamales.


Sweet corn prepared for Tamale processing.


Ingredient for tamales, ready for wrapping in corn husks


Finished tamales, ready to eat.

Small Grains Performance, Virginia Trials 2019

Posted by on July 18, 2019 in Blog, Featured, News & Announcements | 0 comments

Small Grains in 2019

The following tables present results from barley and wheat varietal tests conducted in Virginia in 2017-2019. Small grain cultivar performance tests are conducted each year in Virginia by the Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station. The tests provide information to assist Virginia Cooperative Extension Service agents in formulating cultivar recommendations for small grain producers and to companies developing cultivars and/or marketing seed within the state.

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