VALOR Class IV toured Accomack & Northampton Counties on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Last week our cohort class IV of the VALOR program made our first traveling trip to the tidewater and eastern shore region. I had never been to that part of the state prior to last week and I can’t wait to return. We were met with open arms from all our host and it was… Continue reading Uncommon Kindness is a Common Virtue
--How About Right Here-- So here I am, sitting in my office, up against a deadline, contemplating how to begin telling a story that I have lived, but never really sought to explain. The story itself is quite simple, really. If I had to describe the summation of my life, in one phrase, I would… Continue reading Where To Begin?!
One of the first memories I have is on the farm on which my family lived until I was five years old, on the outskirts of Cincinnati, Ohio. We had a small sheep herd on approximately 20 acres. One day when I was around four years old I was outside playing and I remember my… Continue reading Growing up… Down on the Farm
My name is Dave Winston. I grew up on a 100-cow grade Holstein dairy farm in Campbell County, Virginia, that was operated my grandfather, father, and uncle. When I was 5 years old, my grandfather invited me to help him feed baby calves and I have been involved in the dairy industry in one way… Continue reading Dairy Dave Begins a New Adventure
A big HOKIE, HOKIE, HOKIE HI from Wahoo country. My name is Kim Love. I am the branch manager for the Charlottesville office of Farm Credit of the Virginias. My way back story doesn’t include adventures in farming or agriculture. I grew up in Worcester County, Maryland. At that time, Runaway Bride had not put Berlin… Continue reading Pursuit To Happiness
I am incredibly honored to be a fellow in Class IV of VALOR. I am grateful for this opportunity to grow professionally and have a deeper understanding of the industry. Having met my VALOR peers at the first seminar I am incredibly impressed with their diverse backgrounds and I am excited to develop new relationships… Continue reading Life is Calling….