Beyond Their Fences

"Beyond Their Fences". Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ran an article in their second edition of Virginia Agriculture Magazine about the VALOR program.  It encourages folks to step up and take an active role in industry leadership, following in the deep and powerful footsteps of our inaugural class of fellows. Oh, by the… Continue reading Beyond Their Fences


In Support of Agriculture

Looking back at our time spent in Richmond last session, numerous thought come to mind but what stands out is our time with Virginia's Governor Bob McDonnell.  We had the honor to spend time with the Governor, his Chief of Staff Martin Kent, the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore, and the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture… Continue reading In Support of Agriculture



VALOR is a premier leadership program for adults in agriculture.  This is an outlet for shared experiences and perspectives of the VALOR class as they navigate social, political, and economic complexities within agriculture.  Please engage with us as we travel across the state, the nation, and internationally.  We invite you to follow us and learn about… Continue reading Welcome!