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Farmers affected by Florence helped by Farm Bureau

Farmers affected by Florence helped by Farm Bureau
Virginia Farm Bureau members are mobilizing to assist farmers in North and South Carolina who face the devastating impact of Hurricane Florence.



Agriculture has nonstop presence at State Fair

Agriculture has nonstop presence at State Fair
From the moment the front gate opens on Sept. 28, Virginia agriculture will be in the spotlight at this year’s State Fair of Virginia.



Wet weather woes worse than tornadoes for rural Virginia

Wet weather woes worse than tornadoes for rural Virginia
The National Weather Service confirmed that eight tornadoes hit Virginia Sept. 17, but excessive rains from Hurricane Florence are what did the most damage in rural parts of the state.



September 20, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




September 13, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




September 28, 2018 Merchandiser Minute

An update on current market trends and news from Robert Harper of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Grain Division




Facilitating farm successes, in Farm Bureau News

Facilitating farm successes, in <em>Farm Bureau News</em>
Virginia Farm Bureau’s most recent member magazine shares a couple of farm success stories facilitated by a Farm Bureau affiliate organization.



Some rural businesses get help from VA FAIRS

Some rural businesses get help from VA FAIRS
Hundreds of farmers have been helped by the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainabilitysince it was formed in 2004. Its creation was spearheaded by Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.



Farmers to begin receiving relief from trade war

Farmers to begin receiving relief from trade war
Farmers soon will receive some temporary relief from the financial effects of the recent trade war.



Number of households facing hunger decreases

Number of households facing hunger decreases
The number of people facing hunger in the U.S. has been steadily declining, and a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report showed a significant drop last year. 



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