Events for Farmers and Ranchers in Virginia
The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition (VBFRC) aims to keep farmers and ranchers in Virginia informed about the events and opportunities happening near them. The events in this list include educational and social opportunities. This list is not all-inclusive, and not all events listed are by the VBFRC.
If you would liket to add your beginning farmer events to the list, please send an email including the event title; dates; a short summary; and any flyers, attachments, or hotlinks to Allyssa Mark
To see events that have already occurred, click HERE.
The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2017-70011-26861, and the Southern Risk Management Education Center Grant #545015. For more information about the program or funding, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director and Extension Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-5784.
For website updates, such as broken links, please contact Allyssa Mark, Program Associate.