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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.
More smoke, less signal

PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
Grazing along

In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013.
Guard dogs run owner into court

The owner of three Anatolian shepherd guard dogs at a Flint Hill sheep and cattle farm is scheduled be in Rappahannock County General District Court June 14 to address civil charges that the dogs are dangerous.