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Virginia’s second Urban Agriculture Summit will feature a screening of the documentary Growing Cities: A Film About Urban Farming in America and tours of the nonprofit urban farm Lynchburg Grows.

 

Virginia representatives will join more than 5,000 Farm Bureau members from across the nation in helping shape policies important to farmers and ranchers Jan. 12-15 at the 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.

 

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation representatives will join more than 5,000 U.S. farmers and ranchers in shaping policies of the American Farm Bureau Federation Jan. 13-16 at the AFBF annual convention in Nashville, Tenn. The theme of this year’s convention is “Many Voices, One Vision.”

 

Beef cattle and tobacco farmer Richard L. Sutherland of Elk Creek was elected Nov. 29 to a three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation boar...

 

A Farm Bureau volunteer leader of 40 years and Virginia’s state veterinarian were honored Nov. 28 with Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2...

 

Wayne F. Pryor, a Hadensville beef, grain and timber producer, was elected Nov. 29 to a fourth two-year term as president of the Virginia Farm Bureau ...

 

Beef cattle producer Stephen L. Saufley of Port Republic was elected Nov. 29 to a seventh three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board...

 

Beef and wine grape producer H. Carl Tinder Sr. of Earlysville was elected Nov. 29 to a third three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation b...

 

Grain producer and former tobacco grower Jerry M. Jenkins Jr. of Blackstone was elected Nov. 29 to a 14th three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau ...

 

Vegetable and grain producer David L. Hickman of Horntown was elected Nov. 29 to a sixth three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board ...

 

Janice R. Burton of Halifax County was elected Nov. 29 to a sixth two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Commi...

 

Wythe County dairy, cattle and pumpkin producer Nate Aker of Wytheville has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Fe...

 

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee honored Andy and Dr. Megan Seibel of Botetourt County Nov. 28 with its 2012 Warren Beach A...

 

Justin Cruise, a marketing specialist for Farm Credit of the Virginias and a part-time farmer in Westmoreland County, took top honors Nov. 28 in Virgi...

 

The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation commended Farm Bureau producer members in Virginia for working together to benefit U.S. agricultu...

 

The continuation of a 158-year tradition and passage of a private property rights amendment to the Virginia Constitution top the successes of the Virg...

 

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell raised a glass of Virginia sparkling cider and toasted the efforts of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation to pass a constitutiona...

 

For the second consecutive year, the Rappahannock Record in Kilmarnock claimed the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Ishee-Quann Award fo...

 

The Rappahannock Record in Kilmarnock claimed the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s top journalism honor, the Ishee-Quann Award For Media Excell...

 

In summing up the nation’s political climate over the coming four years, Stuart Rothenberg told about 500 Virginia farmers to “prepare for...

 

Farmers historically have stayed out of the national conversation about food, but a national movement is trying to change that. Attendees at the Vi...

 

It’s important for U.S. farmers to understand what is considered the new normal in global economics. Dr. David M. Kohl, president of AgriVisi...

 

Virginia farmers will recognize some of their peers during the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention Nov. 27-29 at the Westfields Marriott...

 

As many as 800 farmers and others with an interest in agriculture will gather at the Westfields Marriott Nov. 27-29 for the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.

 

Farmers just want the ability to effectively produce food for the world. This year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention will f...

 

To help preserve the tradition of the State Fair of Virginia, the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has entered into a formal partnership with Universal Fairs LLC of Cordova, Tenn.

 

John Henry Anderson "Andy" Smith IV of Russell County has been named this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Achievement Award winner.

 

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has been honoring deserving news professionals statewide for nearly a quarter of a century. Now in its 23rd year, the VFBF Journalism Awards program will recognize exemplary ongoing coverage of agriculture issues, practices and events by print and broadcast news operations.

 

As you enjoy a good meal or button up your favorite shirt, think about the farmers who provide Americans’ food and fiber.

 

The Northern Neck Agriculture Summit will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 11 at Stratford Hall.

 

There’s no doubt that Virginia farmers have some pretty dirty jobs. Now bragging rights are on the line, because Mike Rowe, the host of the television show Dirty Jobs will be the keynote speaker at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention on Jan. 10, 2011.

 

A statue honoring those who’ve contributed almost $79 billion annually to Virginia’s economy was unveiled yesterday at Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s West Creek headquarters.

 

You don’t need to own a mansion to take advantage of estate planning.

 

From reducing the federal deficit to preventing animal rights groups from advancing detrimental legislation, farmers need to be united in their efforts.
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