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Groundshaker star attraction of Hoofprints of History Tours

Groundshaker star attraction of Hoofprints of History Tours
It’s been a long time since Thoroughbred horses have lived at Secretariat’s birthplace at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, but things have come full circle.



Outback extraordinaire headlines Virginia Horse Festival at The Meadow Event Park

Outback extraordinaire headlines Virginia Horse Festival at The Meadow Event Park
Outback horseman extraordinaire Guy McLean will perform and hold clinics at the third annual Virginia Hose Festival March 24-26 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.



Virginia farmers to help shape national Farm Bureau policies

Virginia farmers to help shape national Farm Bureau policies
Virginia representatives will join nearly 7,000 Farm Bureau members from across the nation in shaping policies important to farmers and ranchers Jan. 6-11 at the 2017 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in Phoenix.



Hops conference planned for growers, brewers

The South Atlantic Hops Conference for hops growers, brewers and others with an interest in the hops industry will be held March 24 and 25 at the Crown Plaza Resort in Ashville, N.C.



Legislators to ‘Meet Virginia Agriculture’ at Farm Bureau Legislative Day

Legislators to ‘Meet Virginia Agriculture’ at Farm Bureau Legislative Day
State legislators will be able to learn more about agriculture in their districts, as well as issues important to the commonwealth’s farmers, during Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Legislative Day on Jan. 25.



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.



Montgomery County farmer elected to Farm Bureau board

Montgomery County cattle and hay producer Bruce N. Stanger of Christiansburg was elected Dec. 1 to a three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors. 



Shenandoah County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Shenandoah County cattle and grain producer Peter A. Truban of Woodstock was elected Dec. 1 to a third three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.



Cumberland County producer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Cumberland County cattle, forage and forestry producer William F. “Bill” Osl Jr. of Columbia was elected Dec. 1 to a second three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors. 



Middlesex County farmer re-elected to Farm Bureau board

Middlesex County cattle producer W. Ellis Walton of Church View was elected Dec. 1 to a third three-year term on the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation board of directors.