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Virginia Agriculture Industry Extending To China

An agricultural deal could open up new business opportunities throughout Asia.

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Ancient Grains And Wild Greens

Ancient dietary staples like farro, arugula and quinoa are making a comeback in modern recipes that are as much about flavor as nutrition. We consider the benefits and the industry behind these foods.

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Virginia Wine Sales Set New Record

Virginia wines are continuing to sell at a record-breaking pace, with 511,000 cases having been sold in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

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Virginia Expands Agricultural Exports To China, Hong Kong

China is already the leading destination for produce grown in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but trade is set to increase over the next year.

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Joe Yonan: "Eat Your Vegetables"

Can you be a vegetarian and still be a good traveler, a creative cook and a gracious guest? Kojo chats with The Washington Post's travel and food editor, who recently adopted a vegetarian lifestyle himself.

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Medical Marijuana In The District

The first legal medical marijuana dispensary opened in the District last week, under some of the strictest oversight rules anywhere in the country. We explore what the District might learn from regulation around the country.

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Why Are Yellow Perch Disappearing From Our Rivers?

For years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been trying to figure out why yellow perch, which spawn in rivers feeding into the Chesapeake Bay, are reproducing at lower and lower levels.

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Turmoil In Egypt

With Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi deposed and dozens of protesters dead after clashes with the military, the nation is once again in a state of turmoil. The unfolding events in Egypt and implications for U.S. policy.

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Task Force Chickens Out On Loosening Rules On Backyard Hens In Arlington

A county task force couldn't come to consensus over whether or not rules governing backyard hens should be relaxed.

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U.S. House Rejects Farm Bill

Democrats in the region are applauding the defeat of the House version of the Farm Bill.

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