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Governor to discuss ag exports’ importance at conference

Governor to discuss ag exports’ importance at conference
Gov. Ralph Northam will discuss Virginia agriculture’s and forestry’s $2.77 billion in exports when he co-hosts the 10th Annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade March 5.



Agriculture Literacy Week to feature readings of These Bees Count!

Agriculture Literacy Week to feature readings of These Bees Count!
Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom’s annual Agriculture Literacy Week will take place March 5-9, and Virginia AITC has selected These Bees Count!, a children’s book by Alison Formento, as its 2018 Book of the Year.



Workshop to help cattlemen control harmful toxin

Workshop to help cattlemen control harmful toxin
Virginia is home to more than 1.5 million head of beef cattle, and those animals are in danger of ingesting grass infected with a harmful toxin.



Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival

Kick up your heels at this year’s Virginia Horse Festival
This year’s Virginia Horse Festival, March 23-25, offers a wide mix of entertainment and education for horse enthusiasts, dog lovers and festival-goers too.



The right words help farmers put a face on farming

The right words help farmers put a face on farming
One of the biggest challenges for modern agriculture is negative public opinion.



Farmers invited to free manure-management workshops

Farmers invited to free manure-management workshops
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will host two free workshops to help farmers maximize the use of manure on their farms.



Virginia farmers will help shape national Farm Bureau policies

Virginia farmers will help shape national Farm Bureau policies
Seven voting delegates and two alternates from Virginia Farm Bureau Federation will join Farm Bureau producer members from across the nation in shaping policies important to farmers and ranchers.



Virginia farmers to join others in voting on national farm policies

Virginia farmers to join others in voting on national farm policies
Virginia representatives will join nearly 7,000 Farm Bureau members from across the nation in shaping policies important to farmers and ranchers Jan. 5-10 at the 2018 American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention in Nashville.



Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours

Insider information draws visitors to Secretariat tours
 “Awwwwwww,” 22 tour participants collectively exhaled after learning that Christopher Chenery never got to see Secretariat win the Triple Crown.



Tenth annual ag trade conference set for March

Tenth annual ag trade conference set for March
The 10th annual Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade is planned for March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown.



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