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Fairytales & Far Away Mystery Lands

Growing up in far Southwest Virginia, stories about Pocahontas and John Smith were  fairytales and Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond were distant lands of mystery.  Traveling to Richmond for the seminar in January was actually my first trip to downtown Richmond and seeing the Capitol.  Unfortunately, I had to leave seminar early and did not get… Continue reading Fairytales & Far Away Mystery Lands

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Virginia Exporting to the World

In January, I had the honor of representing Virginia in the National Farm Bureau's Discussion Meet where one of the topics was world trade and trade agreements.  This experience and the recent issues with trade deals has brought exporting specifically to my attention.  Many are unaware of the amount of agriculture exporting Virginia does itself… Continue reading Virginia Exporting to the World