Hay Bale Decorating Contest to open Sept. 1

Imagination and creativity will be combined with curb appeal for the annual Hay Bale Decorating Contest sponsored by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF) Women’s Leadership Committee.

In its sixth year, the competition is a fun and artistic way for communities to showcase their love for agriculture, reported the VFBF.

“We enjoy creating a hay bale display each year that coincides with a Trunk or Treat event that thousands of people attend,” said Kristal Harris of Pittsylvania County, Southside District leader for the VFBF Women’s Leadership Committee. “Attendees love to take a picture with our hay-bale display, which creates a conversation about agriculture.”

Applications will be accepted September 1 through November 1. The contest is open to anyone…

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