Agritouirsm - a loaded word and opportunity in Virginia and the country as a whole. Agritourism by definition is an activity(ies) on a farm that the general public is invited to enjoy. It can range from a winery, a pick-your-own operation, to a corn maze, to whatever your imagination can possibly dream up. It is… Continue reading Love Agritourism and All That It Offers
VALOR and VADO – What a combo!
As the Agricultural Marketing and Development Director for Halifax County, Virginia, I serve in the VADO group AND I am a member of VALOR - Class III. As a bit of background, the Virginia Agriculture Development Officers (VADO) was created by then Sec. of Agriculture Todd Haymore as a means for VDACS and the local counties / cities… Continue reading VALOR and VADO – What a combo!
Class III – Seminar with Helena Chemical Company
After only our second seminar, VALOR is proving to be just as amazing as I had hoped. During one of our stops in November, we had the pleasure of meeting Tommy Savage and Kyle Sturgis with Helena Chemical Company. According to their website http://www.helenachemical.com, Helena Chemical "has grown to be one of the nation's foremost… Continue reading Class III – Seminar with Helena Chemical Company
Its Just Beginning….
Wow, I can't believe that I made it. I am officially a member of Class III in the VALOR Program and I am honored. I first became aware of the program about a year and a half ago when I met a couple of members of Class II at the Governor's Ag Trade Conference. They spoke… Continue reading Its Just Beginning….