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Pulaski County couple wins Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture Award; Pittsylvania couple are runners-up

Jason and Paige Pratt of Pulaski County have been named this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Excellence in Agriculture Award winners.



Bedford and Nottoway County farmers honored for environmental practices

Sam Gardner of Bedford County and John and Lydia Shepherd of Nottoway County have been named winners of this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Environmental Stewardship Award.



Augusta County man named Outstanding Young Farm Employee

Jack Kerr of Augusta County has been named the winner of the inaugural Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Outstanding Young Farm Employee Award.



Halifax County teen wins Outstanding Young Agriculturalist Award

Rebekah Slabach of Halifax County has been selected as this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Outstanding Young Agriculturalist.



Russell County beef farmer honored for achievements, Amelia County farmer named runner-up

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



Take precautions to reduce fire hazards on your farm

Fire hazards in farm buildings can be devastating to a farmer’s property and wallet.



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