To ensure an agriculture-friendly future, 154 farmers from 50 counties met with lawmakers representing both rural and urban districts Jan. 23 as part of Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Legislative Day.
The petroleum-based plastic bags used to package Virginia-grown potatoes cost David Hickman 12 cents each in 2020. That price jumped to 16 cents in 2022.
American Farm Bureau Federation’s policy team is tracking agricultural priorities and expectations since the 118th Congress has commenced in Washington. Agriculturalists from across the nation heard emerging industry-specific legislative highlights on trade, nutrition, water quality and more at...
In the interest of public safety, motorists have long been required by Virginia law to carry liability coverage on their auto insurance policies for personal and commercial vehicles.
Farming is challenging work, and transportation often creates difficulty and expense for farmers. But, there are some allowances in Virginia law to help ease some of the burden.