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Md. and Va. food stamp websites go down due to nationwide system outage

There appear to be major problems with the Electronic Benefits Transfer System, the website that handles Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, Saturday.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 02:04am EDT

Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, government shutdown, Department of Agriculture, Electronic Benefits Transfer System

Va. in top 10 for winter farm markets in US

Virginia is among the nation's top 10 states when it comes to winter farmers' markets.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 01:03pm EST

Tags: Department of Agriculture

NRCS funds to help with Va., W.Va. storm cleanup

Virginia and West Virginia are among 11 states receiving U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for emergency projects in response to Superstorm Sandy.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Department of Agriculture

Appomattox River Basin under drought warning

The Appomattox River Basin in central Virginia is under a drought warning due to low rainfall and extreme heat.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 09:10am EDT

Tags: Department of Agriculture, drought conditions

Virginia makes changes on handling consumer complaints

It could get a bit easier to file a consumer complaint in Virginia because of some government consolidation.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 01:26pm EDT

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, consumer complaints, attorney general, Department of Agriculture