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Cows outnumber people in Rappahannock

Perhaps it’s not surprising that Rappahannock County has more cattle than people, with a count of 10,800 cattle and calves and 6,200 beef cows, according to the state figures, not including dairy cow production.
The Rapp for March 23

The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
Conservation District recognizes landowners

At the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual awards dinner, two Rappahannock residents were among those honored for demonstrating leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources.
News briefs for Oct. 27

4-H thanks Jim Massie; Thornton Gap congregation has new pastor; Septic system funding available; and New RappCats president thanks supporters.
At CCLC, PATH made it happen

CCLC would like to thank the PATH Foundation for providing us with the financial support to lay the groundwork for our Seed-to-Table program through a just completed Make It Happen! grant.
For a fab Farm Tour, our village shines

You know, Rappahannock County, you really are a special place. Two weekends ago was the eighth annual Rappahannock County Farm Tour where visitors from near and far visited 17 featured farms and two special venues.
Cover crop program signup

Agriculture program conservation funds are available from the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District for a variety of conservation practices, including cover crops for winter cover on crop fields.
Amissville column for Sept. 22

With the Rappahannock County Farm Tour just two days away, interesting Amissville area tour venues have made the decision of where to go even more difficult.
Come to the Farm Tour!

Everyone is invited to visit a variety of producers on this weekend's eighth annual Rappahannock Farm Tour. Caledonia Farm will feature 20 environmentally responsible agricultural practices plus host tables and presentations.