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Dean Rhea, Danny Hanshew, and Eugene Hanshew preparing to start work on the fence.

Dean Rhea, Danny Hanshew, and Eugene Hanshew preparing to start work on the fence. (View larger version)

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  • Virginia has over 46,000 farms.

  • A typical Virginia farmer is about 58 years old. Almost three of every ten Virginia farmers are 65 or older.

  • The average size of a farm in Virginia is 171 acres.

  • The average Virginia farm has assets worth more than a million dollars.

  • A bull is an un-castrated male bovine, used for breeding

  • A calf is a male or female baby bovine. It relies on milk in order to grow and survive.

  • A cow is an adult female bovine that has given birth. Before giving birth, cows are known as heifers.


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