A Capitol Experience in Richmond

The theme of the January 2019 VALOR seminar in Richmond was “Legislative Advocacy and Policy Development”. We started our seminar at the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation headquarters. Kathy Dixon and Norm Hyde provided training and practice on video interview strategies. After receiving tips for success, each member of our class was interviewed on a topic… Continue reading A Capitol Experience in Richmond


Happy National Ag Day

As I was finally finishing this blog entry on the threshold of another fast approaching VALOR engagement, I discovered that today is National Ag Day as designated by the Agriculture Council of America.    According to their website, today we should all be encouraged to: Understand how food and fiber products are produced Appreciate the role agriculture plays in providing safe,… Continue reading Happy National Ag Day

Legislation and Regulations, Political Advocacy, Seminars, Uncategorized

Leaving Procrastination Station

My last post I gave a Top Ten list of things learned/gained from Seminar II.  The number one being: "...blogging needs to be done asap." Here I am less than week out from Seminar IV and I'm just now posting about Seminar III. Really there's no good excuse for procrastination.  In high school I had… Continue reading Leaving Procrastination Station