The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


Wine Country

Daniel Vineyards was awarded third place in the West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year contest. Shown, front row, from left, are: Alfred Lewis, state director of the USDA-Farm Service Agency; Dr. C. Richard Daniel, owner of Daniel Vineyards; Jennifer Williams, director of agriculture and natural resources, WVU Cooperative Extension Service. Back row, from left, are: John Hicks, 2nd vice president of the West Virginia Association of Conservation Districts; Randy Dye, state forester/director of the West Virginia Division of Forestry; Paul Lewis, assistant dean of natural resources and design at the WVU Davis College of Agriculture; Walt Helmick, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture; and Kevin Wickey, state conservationist, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.