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Get a look at Virginia-made holiday goodies, on Real Virginia

Get a look at Virginia-made holiday goodies, on <em>Real Virginia</em>
This month Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, will share lots of Virginia-produced foods and beverages for seasonal celebrations. They include Virginia mead and many goodies marketed through the state’s Virginia’s Finest program.



Forests have huge impact on Virginia agriculture

Forests have huge impact on Virginia agriculture
Virginia forests provided $21 billion to the state’s economy in 2017. More than 62 percent of the commonwealth qualifies as forestland, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry.



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.



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.



Lunenburg County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Lunenburg County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Lunenburg County grain producer and former tobacco grower J.M. Jenkins of Blackstone was elected Nov. 29 to a 16th three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Accomack County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Accomack County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Accomack County vegetable and grain producer David L. Hickman of Horntown was elected Nov. 29 to an eighth 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.



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