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Recent Agriculture News


Bedford Farmers Market Adds Online Shopping Feature

April 17, 2018

Bedford Farmers Market is adding an online market to accommodate customers with busy schedules – order online and pick up your local food on Tuesdays. Shopping through the online market starts April 25th. Shop weekly online from Wednesday mornings through Sundays at midnight. Your custom, fresh order will arrive at the Bedford Farmers Market by […]

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Brandy Ferguson recognized by the Board of Supervisors

April 10, 2018

Brandy Ferguson was recognized by the Bedford County Board of Supervisors at its April 9th meeting for her outstanding dedication and leadership to Bedford County’s agriculture community. Ms. Ferguson has been a staple in the Bedford County agricultural community her entire life. As a little girl, she worked alongside her grandfather and she fell in love […]

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Coyote Lottery Announces Winners

March 30, 2018

The following is a letter to the editor of the Bedford Bulletin written by Dr. Don Gardner of Gardner Heifers located in Huddleston, VA. Seven local sportsmen collected $3,000.00 in prize money at the recent Coyote Lottery drawing. Hunters and trappers could enter a ticket in the drawing for each animal they checked in at […]

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Local Farmer Featured in National Publication

March 29, 2018

Keith Tuck of Moneta was recently featured in Progressive Farmer, a national farm publication. Savings Bump – Boot the Hay Habit By Becky Mills Contributing Editor to Progressive Farmer If you want proof Keith Tuck’s rotational-grazing system works, take a look at his hay equipment. Oh, wait. It’s gone. He sold it in 2016. “It […]

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Springlake Stockyard to hold feeder calf sale Jan. 19, 2018

November 7, 2017

Springlake Stockyard will hold a Feeder Calf Sale on January 19, 2018 at 5 p.m. 

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Sheriff’s Office requests livestock owner assistance

November 2, 2017

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is looking for livestock owners who would be willing to assist. Update your info to their list.

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Bedford County Fair set for Sept. 28 – Oct. 1

September 7, 2017

The Third Annual Bedford County Fair will be held Thursday, September 28 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Glenwood Center in Huddleston.

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Small Farm Family Conference set for Nov. 10-11

September 6, 2017

Small Farm Family Conference will be held Nov. 10-11, 2017. Registration is free and open to the public and includes educational workshops, meals and special presentations.

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“So you think you want to farm?” workshop set for Oct. 20, 2017

September 6, 2017

Would farming work for you? “So you think you want to farm?” workshop has been set for Oct. 20, 2017, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at CVCC in Lynchburg.

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Marketing Your Meat Workshop set for Oct.

September 6, 2017

Direct Marketing Your Meat Workshop is set for October over four sessions. Participants may pick one session at $10 or all four of them for just $30.

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