News & Features

Virginia Farm Bureau News & Features is your place for news and information from around Virginia. From gardening tips and recipes to politics and events, stay up to date with what matters to Virginians.

Farm transition planning workshops scheduled

Farm transition and estate planning workshops will be held Nov. 14 at the Bedford Campus of Central Virginia Community College and Nov. 15 at the Rustburg office of Virginia Cooperative Extension in Campbell County.

Agriculture license plate continues to drive home support for Virginia’s farms

Since the Virginia agriculture license plate initiative started in 2004, Virginians who display the specialty plate have been driving home their support for the state’s farmers.

State awards nearly $2 million in farmland preservation grants

Six Virginia localities are receiving fiscal 2016 grants to place working farmland under permanent conservation easements.

Virginia farm numbers down slightly from 2013

The number of farms in Virginia in 2014 is estimated at 45,900, down 100 from 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Virginia Century Farms among those recognized on new website

A website that celebrates U.S. farms operated by the same families for 100 years or more has launched at

Get Recognized

If your publication or radio or television station is delivering stellar coverage of agriculture on an ongoing basis, this is the award competition to enter. Learn More