Ag expo, ceremony and plant sale set

Stuart Rotary Club will host the 2nd annual Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in...

Farmers urged to complete census

Farmers and ranchers still have time to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics...

Trade conference set

The 10th annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade is planned for March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown. The event will feature a slate of...

Farm Town Strong tackles opioid epidemic

The American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have joined forces to launch a new awareness campaign called “Farm Town Strong,” to highlight...

Modernization Act soon to take effect

The Food Safety Modernization Act will go in effect Jan. 26. Considered the most sweeping update of U.S. food safety laws in more than 70...

Farm to Table conference set

The sixth annual Virginia Farm to Table Conference will be held Dec. 6 and 7 at Blue Ridge Community College’s Plecker Workforce Center in...

FSA County Committee ballots due December 4

By Tammy M. Goodyear Executive Director Patrick FSA Office The 2017 Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee Elections began on November 6, when ballots were mailed to...

Small Ruminant Field Day will focus on optimizing nutrition

Small Ruminant Field Day will be held on Friday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm, 4415...

Program helps farmers improve skills

A Virginia Tech program is helping Virginia Farm Bureau members improve their leadership and communications skills to support the state’s largest industry. The Virginia Agriculture...

Sustainable farming resources for high school teachers

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture created free lesson plans to help ninth through 12th-grade educators increase students’ knowledge about the social, economic,...

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