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Farm Business Management Update, June - July 2007

By Gordon Groover (, Extension Economist, Farm Management, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

Well, another dry spring for most of the state, not yet a full blown drought. Hopefully, the rain we received from tropical depression Barry will increase soil moisture levels to get crops a good start. The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) does not predict drought conditions in VA through August (, yet drought conditions exist just over the line in NC. From my view of the New River Valley, we are behind our normal planting and hay harvest schedules.


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18-21 State 4-H Congress. Blacksburg. Contact: State 4-H Office at (540) 231-6371.
25-28 State FFA Convention. Blacksburg. Contact: Andy Seibel at, (540) 231-3823.


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