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Virginia Young Farmers Winter Expo
February 24 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm EST
The 2023 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) Young Farmers Winter Expo will take place Feb. 24-26 in Halifax County at Berry Hill Resort. The VFBF Young Farmers is a leadership development and networking program for farmers and agriculture industry professionals ages 18-35. At least 180 young farmers are expected to gather to network, learn about key agricultural issues, and explore agriculture in the area.
Speakers for the event include Jennifer Tiller, deputy staff director for the House Agriculture Committee, who will discuss details of the 2023 Farm Bill, as well as Meredith Bernard, a digital influencer known as This Farm Wife, who promotes agriculture on social media. There will also be a panel discussion featuring area farmers on different direct marketing strategies. Tours will include Randolph-Henry High School Land Lab, Locust Level Farms and Huber Woods.
Visit YoungFarmersExpo.org for additional expo information and to register. Registration is free and includes: meals, programs, workshops, tours, t-shirt and networking opportunities. Full registration and one day registration for Saturday only attendees are available.
With 133,000 members in 88 county Farm Bureaus, VFBF is Virginia’s largest farmers’ advocacy group. Farm Bureau is a non-governmental, nonpartisan, voluntary organization committed to supporting Virginia’s agriculture industry. Contact Kelly Roberts, director of VFBF Special Programs, at 804-837-6194