Twelve Virginia-based college students discussed agricultural issues impacting Virginia’s farmers at Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s 15th Annual Collegiate Young Farmers Discussion Meet, held Nov. 11 in Blacksburg.
The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Committee honored Ron Saacke with its Warren Beach Award for his contributions to the VFBF Young Farmers Program.
Jacob and Jennifer Gilley of Orange County recently were named this year’s Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers Excellence in Agriculture Award winners. They were recognized July 30 during the VFBF Young Farmers Summer Expo in Wytheville.
Virginia young farmers will be represented nationally by Brunswick County agriculturalist Matt Fimon, who recently was appointed to serve on the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.
A group of young agriculturalists are hashing out tough topics in monthly virtual meetings.