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State agriculture secretary meets with aquaculture producers

State agriculture secretary meets with aquaculture producers
As state legislators worked to reel in a viable state budget, Virginia’s secretary of agriculture and forestry received industry updates from aquaculture professionals.



Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat

Derby Day at the Meadow celebrates Secretariat
The first Derby Day at the Meadow promises much more than mint juleps.



Trade conference speakers: Free and fair trade crucial for Va. farmers

Trade conference speakers: Free and fair trade crucial for Va. farmers
Breaking down trade barriers to achieve free and fair trade is critical for Virginia—and U.S.—agriculture.



Farm Bureau women receive accolades at conference

Farm Bureau women receive accolades at conference
Three women were recognized March 17 for their contributions to agriculture and their communities during the 2018 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Spring Conference.



Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information

Secretariat tours at historic birthplace offer insider information
Visitors who tour Secretariat’s historic birthplace get the inside scoop.



Campbell County festival to highlight bluegrass and agriculture

Campbell County festival to highlight bluegrass and agriculture
The Bluegrass, Crops and Critters Festival will take place from 2-9 p.m. April 14 at Rustburg High School in Campbell County.



Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival

Sign up for a Farm Bureau membership and save at Va. Horse Festival
New Virginia Farm Bureau members will receive two adult one-day admission tickets to the 2018 Virginia Horse Festival at The Meadow Event Park March 23-25.



Farm women will focus on ‘agvocacy’ at conference

Farm women will focus on ‘agvocacy’ at conference
“Agvocacy” is the focus of the Virginia Women in Agriculture Gathering, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 24 at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation headquarters in Goochland County.



Agritourism conference helps important farm sector

Agritourism conference helps important farm sector
Whether it’s selling pumpkins at a roadside stand or hosting weddings in a winery, agritourism is a $2.2 billion business in Virginia. Agritourism operators have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Virginia Agritourism Conference March 21-22 at the Great Wolf Lodge.



NAFTA, TPP need updating, ambassadors say

NAFTA, TPP need updating, ambassadors say
Updating the North American Free Trade Agreement is important for the U.S., Canada and Mexico.



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