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Farm Bureau women receive accolades at conference

Farm Bureau women receive accolades at conference
Three women were recognized March 17 for their contributions to agriculture and their communities during the 2018 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Spring Conference.



Trade conference speakers: Free and fair trade crucial for Va. farmers

Trade conference speakers: Free and fair trade crucial for Va. farmers
Breaking down trade barriers to achieve free and fair trade is critical for Virginia—and U.S.—agriculture.



Berry production will be focus of March 8 conference

Berry production will be focus of March 8 conference
The 10th Annual Berry Production and Marketing Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at Virginia State University.



Farm women will focus on ‘agvocacy’ at conference

Farm women will focus on ‘agvocacy’ at conference
“Agvocacy” is the focus of the Virginia Women in Agriculture Gathering, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 24 at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation headquarters in Goochland County.



Agritourism conference helps important farm sector

Agritourism conference helps important farm sector
Whether it’s selling pumpkins at a roadside stand or hosting weddings in a winery, agritourism is a $2.2 billion business in Virginia. Agritourism operators have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Virginia Agritourism Conference March 21-22 at the Great Wolf Lodge.



NAFTA, TPP need updating, ambassadors say

NAFTA, TPP need updating, ambassadors say
Updating the North American Free Trade Agreement is important for the U.S., Canada and Mexico.



Virginia business owners can grow with 14-step process

Virginia business owners can grow with 14-step process
Business owners interested in capturing a greater market share have an opportunity to attend a one-day workshop with an internationally-recognized business consultant.



VSU to host fish cage-building workshop

VSU to host fish cage-building workshop
Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program will hold a fish cage-building workshop from 1:30-5 p.m. on April 27 at VSU’s Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road.



Tenth annual ag trade conference set for March

Tenth annual ag trade conference set for March
The 10th annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade is planned for March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown.



Governor to discuss ag exports’ importance at conference

Governor to discuss ag exports’ importance at conference
Gov. Ralph Northam will discuss Virginia agriculture’s and forestry’s $2.77 billion in exports when he co-hosts the 10th Annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade March 5.



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