• 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 […]

  • Bedford County Fair pauses for 2022 (Bedford, VA)—After extensive research, collaboration, and discussions the Bedford County Fair Board has decided to not move forward with hosting a county fair in the fall 2022. After receiving public feedback concerning location, size, scope, and attractions desired by the citizens and event stakeholders, the board believes it best […]

  • Open to all that have excluded livestock from streams.

  • Joe Guthrie, Commissioner of the Virginia Agriculture and Consumer Services Department (VDACS) made a special appearance at the Bedford County Agricultural Development Advisory Board meeting

  • Interested businesses should submit their application to the Office of Economic Development for review by February 4, 2022.

  • Ethan Tanner has lived in Bedford County his entire life. Born and raised in Big Island, he lives on the land his great-grandfather purchased back in 1910. The farm is a designated “Century Farm” meaning it’s been used for agricultural purposes for 100 years. Ethan raises registered angus beef cattle on the farm for seed […]

  • The Bedford County Fair, which was scheduled for October 15-17, is postponed until further notice.

  • On Monday, September 13, 2021, Sam Williams, Retired General Manager of the Bedford Southern States Cooperative, was recognized by the Bedford County Board of Supervisors for his leadership in the agriculture community. Thank you, Mr. Williams, for your outstanding service in Bedford County. Your expertise will be sorely missed. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION for the Leadership […]

  • Two Bedford County High School students elected to State FFA Board For only the second time history, Bedford County Public School has two students serving as officers on the 2021-2022 Virginia Future Farmers of America State Office.  Liberty High School’s Charlie Moser is only the second president in Bedford County history, while Staunton River High […]