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Young Farmers to compete for national honors, prizes at AFBF event

Winners of three Virginia Farm Bureau Federation competitions will compete against their peers from across the nation at the 2019 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.



Virginia Young Farmers to compete nationally in January

Winners of three Virginia Farm Bureau Federation competitions will compete against their peers from across the nation at the 2019 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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