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Young Farmers of Virginia awards presented

Young Farmers of Virginia

The 68th Annual Convention of the Young Farmers of Virginia was held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg in January.  The following awards were presented:

Soybean Poduction Award: Mark Deavers, of Broadway/Timberville.

Outstanding Young Farmer Association: Turner Ashby Young Farmers Association.

Outstanding Young Agribusiness Person: Mark Deavers, Broadway/Timberville.

Diversification in Agriculture Award: Greg Smith, Strasburg.

Outstanding Young Farmer Award: Brent Arbogast, Broadway/Timberville.

Farm Business Management Contest: Herb Hoffeditz, David Hughes, Christopher Houff, Broadway/Timberville.

Ag Stewardship Contest: David Hughes, Janae Petit, Josh Petit, Broadway/Timberville.

Farm and Home Safety Award: Turner Ashby Young Farmers Association.

Outstanding Adviser Award: Brian Crickenberger, Turner Ashby.

Membership Development: Turner Ashby Young Farmers Association.

Newly elected 2018 Virginia Young Farmer State Officers include Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Deavers, Broadway/Timberville; Reporter: David Hughes, Broadway/Timberville.