Farm Bureau Program Highlights Northern Neck Farming

On April 12, 2018, NNSWCD Staff and some of our local farmers were interviewed by Sherri McKinney, Senior Producer at Virginia Farm Bureau, for an episode of “Real Virginia”, Farm Bureau’s weekly television program!


This particular episode features:

*NNSWCD Staff explaining the role that Virginia’s Soil & Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) serve in agriculture;

*Northern Neck farmers Randy Packett and David Hudnall, both past recipients of the Clean Water Farm Award;

*Keith Balderson, retired Extension Agent and now NNSWCD Conservation Specialist II, discussing ag in Essex County

*Jay Hundley, Essex County farmer and host of the 2018 Ag Expo


Episode #260 aired this past Sunday at 9:30AM on WCVE/WHTJ PBS Richmond and will be featured again on Virginia Farm Bureau’s monthly showcase of “Voices of Agriculture” this Saturday, May 5th at 3:30PM on the RFD-TV Channel (Dish Network, DIRECTV, and possibly some cable companies).


The show can also be viewed on YouTube:


We hope you enjoy the program!