Local Farm Bureau volunteers join Agriculture Literacy Week

Virginia Agriculture in the Classroom celebrated its annual Agriculture Literacy Week March 18-22, and volunteers from Northumberland/Lancaster County Farm Bureau were among participants.

Tammy Wilkins and her students from Northumberland High School and Ronnie Forrester of the Northumberland /Lancaster Farm Bureau board of directors joined volunteers from more than 84 other county Farm Bureaus, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Farm Credit, local FFA chapters and other agriculture organizations to read books about agriculture in their schools.

Many read Right This Very Minute by Lisl H. Detlefsen and donated copies to school libraries. The book was selected….