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Smyth County farmers honored for achievements

Smyth County farmers honored for achievements
Justin and Lori McClellan of Smyth County have been named winners of the 2017 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Achievement Award.



Lee County Extension agent wins Young Farmers Discussion Meet

Lee County Extension agent wins Young Farmers Discussion Meet
Amy Fannon, a Virginia Cooperative Extension agriculture and natural resources agent and unit coordinator in Lee County, took top honors Nov. 28 in the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet.



Media: Don’t miss out on this year’s Journalism Awards!

Media: Don’t miss out on this year’s Journalism Awards!
We don’t want you to miss out! Due to a glitch with the form on our website, we are extending the entry deadline for the 2017 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Journalism Awards.



Last call for Journalism Award entries

Last call for Journalism Award entries
https://www.vafb.com/membership-at-work/news-resources/articleid/2627The deadline for this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Journalism Awards is tomorrow, Sept. 15.



Robert Mills Jr. named 2017 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Robert Mills Jr. named 2017 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year
Robert Mills Jr., a first-generation tobacco, beef cattle and poultry farmer in Pittsylvania County, was selected as the overall winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award for 2017.



Young Farmers honor Virginia Farm Bureau executive with Warren Beach Award

Young Farmers honor Virginia Farm Bureau executive with Warren Beach Award
The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee recognized Martha Moore with their 2017 Warren Beach Award for her outstanding contributions to the VFBF Young Farmers Program.



Three agricultural leaders recognized at VFBF Spring Conference

Three Virginia agricultural leaders were recognized at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Spring Conference, held March 17-19.



Charlotte County man named Farm Bureau Ambassador

Charlotte County man named Farm Bureau Ambassador
Chandler Vaughan of Keysville has been named the 2017 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador. He was honored at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Spring Conference, held March 17-19 in Williamsburg.



Greensville County farmer and educator receives Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition

Greensville County farmer and educator receives Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition
Teresa Lindberg of Jarratt was honored through the Virginia Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition program March 18 at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Spring Conference in Williamsburg.



Grayson County producer is Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year

Grayson County producer is Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year
Dr. Mary Tomlinson of Galax has been named Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Farm Woman of the Year. She was honored during the VFBF Spring Conference, held March 17-19 in Williamsburg.



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