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Virginia farmers will help shape national Farm Bureau policies

Virginia farmers will help shape national Farm Bureau policies
Seven voting delegates and two alternates from Virginia Farm Bureau Federation will join Farm Bureau producer members from across the nation in shaping policies important to farmers and ranchers.



Southampton farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

 Southampton farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Southampton County cotton and peanut producer Marvin L. Everett Jr. of Capron was elected Nov. 30 to a fifth three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Tazewell County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Tazewell County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Tazewell County cattle producer Emily Fisher Edmondson of Chilhowie was elected Nov. 30 to a fourth three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Henry County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Henry County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Beef cattle and hay producer Gordon R. Metz of Martinsville was elected Nov. 30 to an 11th three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Orange County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Orange County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Beef producer Thomas E. Graves of Orange was elected Nov. 30 to a fourth three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Pittsylvania County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Pittsylvania County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board
Pittsylvania County beef, poultry and tobacco producer Robert J. Mills Jr. of Callands was elected Nov. 30 to a third three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Farm leaders pleased with confirmation of Perdue as agriculture secretary

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue was confirmed as the 31st secretary of agriculture, and leaders of the nation’s and state’s largest agricultural organizations are pleased with that pick.



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