The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has installed an elite research instrument as part of its efforts to establish an ISO-Certified Testing Facility. This new equipment will move the organization forward in becoming a premier agricultural lab with heavy focus on hemp. It will provide new farmers accessible, affordable testing for pesticides, heavy metals, biological contaminants and more. Click here for the full
This April, Farm Credit of the Virginias, a customer-owned financial cooperative with a legacy of supporting rural communities and agriculture, delivered record-breaking patronage dividends to customer-owners totaling $40 million. As a cooperative, Farm Credit returns a portion of its year-end profits to customer-owners. Each year, the organization’s board of directors approves a patronage dividend based on operational goals of the cooperative with the desire to return as much cash patronage as
We are proud to announce that DDSB has been recognized as a 2019 Main Street America Accredited Program. A big thanks to all who have supported us on our revitalization efforts. This designation reflects the hard work of volunteers, businesses and our community to help Downtown South Boston thrive! There are many great things on the horizon!