Virginia Farm Bureau Women's Program

The Farm Bureau Women’s Program is an integral part of the Farm Bureau organization. The Women's program embraces: The agriculture industry through education to strengthen the knowledge of agriculture in local communities, being a strong voice for Virginia farmers, setting examples of community stewardship with outreach projects and political involvement by advocating for Farm Bureau policies

If you are interested in receiving more information about the Women’s Program, please contact your local county Farm Bureau office or Angela Haskovec, Sr. Program Coordinator at angela.haskovec@vafb.com or 804-290-1031.

Distric Meeting Dates 2017

Region Date Time Location
Southeast August 17 Cypress Cove Country Club, Franklin
Capital & Eastern August 22 Meadow Event Park, Doswell
Northern August 26 Culpepper County
Southside September 9 Charley's Waterfront Restaurant, Farmville
Valley September 16 Valley Pike Farm Market, Weyers Cave
Southwest September 21 9:30am Abingdon Higher Education Center, Abingdon
Midwest October 5 Shively Electric Building, Rocky Mount
Central October 21 Spotsylvania County
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Newsletter

The Women’s Program newsletter can provide you with current and upcoming events, changes in the Program of Work and county highlights. Please contact Angela Haskovec if you would like to receive the newsletter at your home.

Resources

2016/17 Programs of Work

The Virginia Farm Bureau Women’s Committee Goals & Initiatives for the 2016-2017 year to foster advocacy for agriculture.

Leadership Recognition & Awards

Lady Leader, 'Proudly Promoting Agriculture'

The Lady Leader program identifies women who can effectively articulate and share the values of agriculture in today’s world and provides these spokespersons with opportunities to promote farming, agribusiness and Farm Bureau.

Women’s Annual Report, Outstanding Activity and Community Outreach Form

The purpose of submitting these forms is to recognize county women’s committees for demonstrating excellence and innovation in fulfilling the Women’s Program purpose statement.

Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador

The purpose of this contest is to recognize young adults for their interest and achievements in agriculture and provide an opportunity to serve as an ambassador for agriculture and Farm Bureau. Eligible applicants must be a member of Farm Bureau between the ages of 18 and 25.

Become a member of Virginia Farm Bureau and help support agricultural programs in your community