In November, VALOR Class V traveled to Louisiana: Cajun Country, Birthplace of Jazz, the Bayou, Who Dat Nation! I had traveled to Louisiana before, primarily visiting New Orleans for various Farm Bureau trips but had never ventured outside of the French Quarter, and certainly never into the Bayou. I was excited to be traveling, looking… Continue reading Lessons Learned in the Bayou
VALOR Class V recently had a wonderful trip to the Northern Neck. Personally, I had never spent much time on the Northern Neck and found that it was a great place to visit with a wealth of agricultural history. Highlights of the trip were our visit to the Northern Neck Technical Center, Kellum Seafoods, a… Continue reading What is Healthy?
In order to remain the same, sustainable, profitable producer that you currently are, you have to adjust and adapt to the science and evidence as it changes over time.
Have you ever gone to bed wondering when you would have your next meal? Gotten up the next morning and stood in your kitchen and stared at bare cupboards with nothing to relieve the hunger pain deep in your gut? What if you had a child standing beside you, looking up to you, tears in… Continue reading To Eat or Not to Eat….
In March, many people think about a little pot of Gold. It’s all about leprechauns, rainbows, lucky charms and gold coins; the luck of the Irish. But what about Switzerland? Virginia’s Little Switzerland. The Hidden Gem. Highland County, Virginia. Blue Grass Valley, Photo Courtesy of Terri and Doug Puffenbarger You might not find a pot… Continue reading Pot of Gold? No, Jug of Amber!
Recently, I was given an award through my employment entitled “The Culture of Yes”. The interpretation of “Culture of Yes” was a team player, willing to help others, going above and beyond to help those that you served. Being nominated for this award was a tremendous honor and left me very humbled, considering the caliber… Continue reading “Culture of Yes” – Meet Dr. Amy Johnson, DNP, FNP-C – VALOR Class V