S. Kyle Sturgis
Young Farmer's Committee Chairman
Northampton County row crop, vegetable and aquaculture producer S. Kyle Sturgis of Cape Charles was elected chairman of the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee in November 2018. The Young Farmers Committee chairman also serves on the VFBF board of directors.
The VFBF Young Farmers Program offers opportunities to support agriculture while building leadership and public speaking skills and becoming involved in the legislative process.
Sturgis has worked as a precision agriculture specialist with Helena Agri-Enterprises LLC since 2011. He also works on his family’s farm with his brother and father. The family farm consists of 1,000 acres of row crops and vegetables, and his family is a partner in an aquaculture operation that raises clams and oysters.
He is a graduate of Ferrum College, where he majored in horticulture with a minor in environmental science. He also is a proud Eagle Scout.
Sturgis and his wife, Emily, live on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and enjoy hunting and fishing alongside their two Labs, Gus and Belle.