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Serve up some comforting soup on blustery winter days

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January is Virginia’s coldest month, but it’s also National Soup Month and a fitting time to make some healthy, hearty, hot soups.

Farm Bureau hay bale contest accepting entries

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Entries are being accepted through Nov. 1 for the annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest sponsored by Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s Women’s Committee.

Farm Bureau supports students’ goals with scholarships

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County Farm Bureaus in Virginia invested in their communities’ future by offering more than $153,000 in scholarship funds in 2017.

Farmer teaches about agriculture, one chick at a time

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Farmer Chris Allen has hatched a plan to teach county students about chickens.

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

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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

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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.

Augusta County student named Farm Bureau Ambassador

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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.

Women in Agriculture Gathering provides ‘wealth of information’

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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.

Farm Bureau women receive accolades at conference

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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.

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

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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.

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