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There are tractors and then there are TRACTORS! This is a story about the latter!

Growing up, I always heard that tractors are very easy to drive. Needless to say, I can’t recall ever sitting in the driver’s seat, much less drive a tractor. On a cold wet evening at the Rogers farm that was about to change or, so I thought. Mr. Rogers was gracious enough to introduce us… Continue reading There are tractors and then there are TRACTORS! This is a story about the latter!

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Smithfield Foods- The World’s Largest Pork Processor

When you think about Virginia agriculture, it is hard to find a more successful story than Smithfield Foods.  They graciously opened their doors to our VALOR group earlier this month to show us the ins and outs of their operation. Brief Overview Smithfield Foods started in 1936 as Smithfield Packing Company in Smithfield, VA.  Since… Continue reading Smithfield Foods- The World’s Largest Pork Processor