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Farm Bureau honors three women for impact on agriculture, communities

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Virginia Farm Bureau Federation recognized three women on March 30 for their service to and accomplishments in agriculture and their communities. The organization held its annual Women’s Spring Conference March 29-31.

On Real Virginia: Middle schoolers + chickens = life science learning

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This month on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, see how middle school students in Fairfax County are learning life science concepts while they tend chickens and raise crayfish and mushrooms. 

Upgraded businessowner policy offers more coverage

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Virginia Farm Bureau insurance can help business owners simplify, save and get back to business.

Free Medicare educational seminars offered statewide

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If you’re on or soon to be on disability, nearing retirement age, or age 65 and still working, Medicare may be on your mind.

Farm Bureau to help honor ag entrepreneur in Va. Women’s Monument

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The state’s largest agricultural organization has made a significant donation to honor an ag entrepreneur in the Virginia Women’s Monument.

Farm Bureau members can attend free Medicare seminars

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Medicare is complicated, but Virginia Farm Bureau makes it easier to understand this important healthcare coverage with free educational seminars around the state.

Preventive care results in fewer illnesses

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Preventive care consists of measures taken to prevent illnesses rather than cure them or treat their symptoms. Most health insurance plans include coverage of preventive care, which benefits both the consumer and health insurance companies through early detection and reduced health care spending.

On Real Virginia: Farmers, schools serve up local foods

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This month on Real Virginia, Virginia Farm Bureau’s weekly television program, you can see how locally sourced foods served in schools benefit whole communities. The show also features Southwest Virginia farmers who are cooking up a new opportunity in the form of maple syrup.

Wythe County expo center to highlight area’s largest industry

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Wythe County’s new 90,000-square-foot Appalachian Regional Exposition Center is expected to generate over $3 million for the area by its fifth year in operation.

On Real Virginia: Food banks receiving steady flow of fresh milk

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Learn how the state’s agricultural community is making sure food banks have plenty of milk for those in need.

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