‘Farming: A Foundation for the Future’

Thousands visited the 2021 Virginia Ag Expo Thursday, August 21, at Corbin Hall Farm in Water View. The theme of the event was ‘Farming: A Foundation for the Future’. Sponsored by the Virginia Grain Producers Association and the Virginia Soybean Association in cooperation with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, some 75 exhibitors participated, offering producers everything from seeds to insurance. Some 50 agribusinesses signed on as sponsors, including Grand Sponsors James River Equipment (above) and Pioneer – Corteva Agriscience. From left are Bob and Helen Pitman of Maple Lawn Farm, Kilmarnock. This is the largest ag expo in the state, said Pitman. Photo by Robert Mason Jr.