Posted on February 1, 2013 by Insights Editor On Janurary 4, the VALOR Fellows embarked on their third seminar in the Shenandoah Valley and, true to form, this seminar was just as exciting and jam-packed as those previous. Class members were involved in media training at WVPT in Harrisonburg and had an opportunity to do on-camera interviews. The… Continue reading Reblog: VALOR Fellows complete third seminar
The VALOR class just completed Seminar IV in Richmond, Virginia on February 14, 2013. Stay tuned for more information about this exciting training on Policy, Legislation, and Leadership. Special thanks to Governor Bob McDonnell for your time and support of the agricultural industry. And a sincere thank you to all the business professionals, delegates, senators,… Continue reading Returning from Richmond
The Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Center offered a two part series of human development courses for the Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results program’s inaugural class. “The VALOR Program is designed to develop leaders who can effectively engage all segments of the Virginia agricultural community to create collaborative solutions and promote agriculture inside and outside the industry. Participants,… Continue reading Reblog: VALOR program starts new year with a focus on human development
please click on any of the photos below for an enlarged view Sunday, January 6, 2013 … Continue reading Valley Seminar III: Final Day Revealed!
please click on any of the photos below for an enlarged view Saturday, January 5, 2013 … Continue reading Valley Seminar III: Day Three Revealed!
please click on any of the photos below for an enlarged view Friday, January 4, 2013 WhiteWave Foods Mt. Crawford, VA with Christopher Tate, Continuous Improvement Manager MeadWestvaco Paper Mill Covington, VA with Ollie Kitchen, Jr., Regional Wood Manager annd Becky Johnson, Communications Manager
Dana Allen Fisher of Shenandoah County was named the winner of this year’s American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award. He was recognized Jan. 14 at the AFBF Annual Convention in Nashville, Tenn. “We couldn’t be more proud of Dana and all of our Young Farmers Program participants. It’s great… Continue reading Reblogged: Shenandoah County man wins national Farm Bureau honor
please click on any of the photos below for an enlarged view Thursday, January 3, 2013 Seminar III Overview & Emotional Intelligence Reflection Activity Farm Credit; Harrisonburg, VA with Director Dr. Megan Seibel "On Camera" Action! … Continue reading Valley Seminar III: Day One Revealed!
Saturday, November 17, 2012 please click on any of the photos below to view the gallery of images taken on Friday Agenda for the Day: Commonwealth Cotton Gin in Windsor, Virginia Tour and Discussion with John Parker, Cotton Agronomist, Commonwealth Gin and Paul Rogers, Advisory Council member and President of Paul Rogers Farms Virginia Port Authority Presentation at VT Hampton… Continue reading A “look” at Day Three of Seminar II
Friday, November 16, 2012 please click on any of the photos below to view the gallery of images taken on Friday Agenda for the Day: Royal Fumigation in Suffolk, VA with Jorge Morrero, Site Manager of Royal Fumigation and Charles Green, Marketing Director, VDACS Purdue Agribusiness Deep Water Port in Chesapeake, VA with Gerry Underwood, Head Merchant, Perdue Farms and Paul Caruso, Grain Grading… Continue reading A “look” at Day Two of Seminar II