Even in rural communities, not every candidate for local office is well-versed in agriculture. County Farm Bureaus across Virginia play an important role in advocating for local agriculture and forestry issues.
With Congress back in session last week, farm advocates traveled to Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to pass the United States Mexico Canada Agreement.
Last week the Trump administration repealed the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule—a big win for farmers across the nation.
Virginia Farm Bureau Federation AgPAC, Farm Bureau’s political action committee, announced in mid-August its endorsement of 39 candidates for the Virginia Senate and 87 candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates.
Record-high funding for Virginia’s cost-share program for agricultural best management practices will enable more farmers to participate.