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Young Farmers take top honors at national convention

Young Farmers take top honors at national convention
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers once again took top honors Jan. 9 at the annual convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation.



Farm Bureau honors three agriculture leaders for distinguished service

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation honored three of its longtime volunteer leaders Nov. 30 with Distinguished Service Awards.



Young Farmers honor Kubota representative

The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee honored Teresa Guill of Lexington, a regional sales representative for Kubota Tractor Corp., with its 2016 Warren Beach Award for her outstanding contributions to the VFBF Young Farmers Program.The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee honored Teresa Guill of Lexington, a regional sales representative for Kubota Tractor Corp., with its 2016 Warren Beach Award for her outstanding contributions to the VFBF Young Farmers Program.



Pittsylvania County educator wins Young Farmers Discussion Meet

Dr. Jessica Jones, an agriculture education teacher and FFA advisor at Tunstall High School in Pittsylvania County, took top honors Nov. 29 in the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Young Farmers Discussion Meet.



Pittsylvania County farmers honored for achievements

Chris and Patricia Haskins of Pittsylvania County have been named winners of the 2016 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Achievement Award.



County Farm Bureaus recognized for excellence of local programs

Farm Bureaus in the counties of Greensville, Isle of Wight, Mecklenburg, Powhatan, Rockingham, Tazewell and Wythe were recognized Nov. 30 by Virginia Farm Bureau Federation for their work in educating the public and promoting agriculture and Farm Bureau.



Botetourt student named Outstanding Young Agriculturalist

Davis Fenster of Botetourt County was named this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Outstanding Young Agriculturalist. He was recognized July 30 at the VFBF Young Farmers Summer Expo.



Essay contest winners attend vice presidential debate at Longwood

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation named 17 winners of a student essay contest that focused on the future of agriculture in light of population projections for 2050.



AITC Teacher of the Year applications due Nov. 1

Applications are being accepted through Nov. 1 for Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom’s Teacher of the Year recognition.



Virginia newspapers, TV and radio stations earn VFBF Journalism Awards

The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg claimed Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2016 Ishee-Quann Award for Media Excellence, which recognizes the best of all entries in the organization’s annual Journalism Awards competition.