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Hanover County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Hanover County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Hanover County cattle, grain and hay producer Leigh H. Pemberton of Doswell was elected Nov. 29 to a second three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Grayson County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Grayson County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Grayson County beef cattle and tobacco farmer Richard L. Sutherland of Elk Creek was elected Nov. 29 to a third three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Franklin County producer is re-elected Farm Bureau vice president

Franklin County producer is re-elected Farm Bureau vice president
Franklin County farmer Scott E. Sink of Blacksburg was elected Nov. 29 to a fourth two-year term as vice president of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.



Northampton County farmer will chair Farm Bureau committee, represent young producers on organization’s board

Northampton County farmer will chair Farm Bureau committee, represent young producers on organization’s board
Northampton County row crop, vegetable and aquaculture producer S. Kyle Sturgis of Cape Charles was elected Nov. 29 to a two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee.



Rockbridge County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Rockbridge County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Rockbridge County beef cattle and small grain producer Russell L. Williams II of Buena Vista was elected Nov. 29 to a second three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Hundley re-elected Farm Bureau Women’s Committee chair

Hundley re-elected Farm Bureau Women’s Committee chair
A. Faye Hundley of Champlain in Essex County was elected Nov. 29 to a second two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Committee.



Is your home at risk of a house fire?

Is your home at risk of a house fire?
The start of the winter heating season is an ideal time to assess potential fire risks in your own home.



AFBF vice president: Farmers have ear of Trump administration

AFBF vice president: Farmers have ear of Trump administration
American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal said “unprecedented access” to the Trump administration has led to some successes for U.S. farmers this year.



Farm Bureau honors Southwest Virginia business leader

Farm Bureau honors Southwest Virginia business leader
Autry O.V. "Pete" DeBusk of Lee County was honored Nov. 28 with Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award during the VFBF 2018 Annual Convention in Hot Springs.



Goochland County farmer is re-elected president of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation

Goochland County farmer is re-elected president of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation
Goochland County hay and grain producer Wayne F. Pryor of Hadensville was elected Nov. 29 to a seventh two-year term as president of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.



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