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Bedford County farmer and nurse practitioner receives Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition

Bedford County farmer and nurse practitioner receives Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition
Dr. Amy E. Johnson of Bedford was honored through the Virginia Farm Bureau Lady Leader recognition program March 17 at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Spring Conference in Roanoke.



Carroll County producer is Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year

Carroll County producer is Farm Bureau’s Farm Woman of the Year
Amanda Parris of Hillsville has been named Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Farm Woman of the Year. She was honored during the VFBF Women’s Spring Conference, held March 16-18 in Roanoke.



Leadership, outreach and community involvement are hallmarks of Women’s Program

Leadership, outreach and community involvement are hallmarks of Women’s Program
Women involved in the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Program work to promote the agriculture industry through educational projects such as Agriculture Literacy Week.



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.



Women in Agriculture Gathering provides ‘wealth of information’

Women in Agriculture Gathering provides ‘wealth of information’
More than 80 farm women listened to experts, shared ideas and made plans to implement them during the Virginia Women in Agriculture Gathering March 24.



Augusta County student named Farm Bureau Ambassador

Augusta County student named Farm Bureau Ambassador
Madison Slaven of Weyers Cave has been named the 2018 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador. She was honored at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Spring Conference, held March 16-18 in Roanoke.



Mini-grants help county Farm Bureaus promote agriculture

Carroll County and Smyth County Farm Bureaus are pursuing projects that will teach children about agriculture this year—with support from the 2016 White-Reinhardt Fund for Education mini-grant program.



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