Blake Adams of Leesburg is one of 14 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected to participate in the 2023-2024 AgriPOWER Institute.Read More
Highland County Farm Bureau is pleased to award two scholarships to 2022 high school graduates. The recipients are Milain Burns and Reese Teeters.
Milain Burns, a 2022 graduate of Lynchburg-Clay High School, is the daughter of Milissa and Dwain Burns of Hillsboro. She will receive a $500 scholarship. Milain plans to attend Wilmington College to pursue a degree in biology and animal science.
Reese Teeters, a 2022 graduate of Fairfield Local High School, is the son of Jake and Wendy Osborn of Leesburg. Reese plans to pursue a degree in agricultural education or agronomy. He will receive a $1000 scholarship.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
Highland County Farm Bureau is thrilled to have Tim Sheeley on the board, with his extensive knowledge and dedication to the farming industry.Read More
The July 17 event aimed to equip local farmers with insights into transporting equipment and commodities while adhering to both state and federal regulations.Read More
This joint initiative aimed to equip attendees with the tools and understanding required to address mental health concerns within the community.Read More
Highland County Farm Bureau is pleased to award two $500 scholarships and one $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors.Read More
The purpose of this grassroots policy proposal process is to hear from our members and community leaders on issues Farm Bureau should address.Read More