Class III, Legislation and Regulations, Political Advocacy, Uncategorized

Laughter and Leadership

Last week the VALOR Class III fellows met in Richmond to learn how to grow corn in concrete cracks in sidewalks. It's the new buzz in urban agriculture! (Insert laughter now) The Class III fellows really went to Richmond to witness the behind the scenes and all the moving parts that go into legislation. Our… Continue reading Laughter and Leadership

Class III, Global Agriculture, Seminars

Efficiency and beyond….

During the last session for the class III fellows, we were exposed to many diverse angribusiness entities on the Eastern Shore. These businesses ranged in size from a father-son farming operation to a massive global industry leader employing over 50,000 employees world wide. The later mentioned business is Smithfield and their high sanitation standards mixed with efficiency… Continue reading Efficiency and beyond….