Only four months have gone by since the start of our VALOR adventure and we are already done with our third seminar! This particular journey took us to Richmond to explore the ins and outs of the Commonwealth's government. On Wednesday we had the privilege to meet with the Commissioner of Agriculture, Joe Guthrie, in… Continue reading From The Farm to the City
To Southeastern VA and Beyond!
To be honest, I didn't know a lot about agriculture in southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore until our most recent VALOR trip. Let me tell you, it is a different world. Inside Belmont Peanuts. A mountain of peanuts in a Birdsong storage facility. Our first stop was the VA Peanut Growers Association where… Continue reading To Southeastern VA and Beyond!
From the cab of the combine.
I'm Clay Greene and I am excited to be a fellow of VALOR Class VI. As I sit in the seat of my combine making pass after pass across this 40 acre field, I am pondering the question, "What is agriculture to me?" To put it simply, it has been my whole life. I am… Continue reading From the cab of the combine.