• A recent headline in the Chatham Star Tribune is getting the attention of cattle farmers in Bedford County. “Tick borne disease could impact cattle in Pittsylvania County” Cattle owners in Pittsylvania County are invited to an informational meeting about the Asian Longhorned Tick, which carries bovine anemia, or Theileria orientalis. The disease can cause late […]

  • The Bedford County Board of Supervisors recently appointed Melody Divers to represent District 6 on the Bedford County Agriculture Economic Development Advisory Board (Ag Board). Mrs. Divers is the co-owner of Chapel Creek Farms in Montvale and serves as its chief marketer and event planner. When asked why she would like to serve on the […]

  • For Immediate Release: August 8, 2022 Contact: Scott Baker Senior Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension (540) 586-7675 scbaker@vt.edu Spotted lanternfly confirmed in Bedford County  (Bedford, VA)—The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) says the spotted lanternfly has recently been confirmed in Bedford County. The spotted lanternfly is an exotic, invasive insect with no […]

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