On the Local Level Summer 2011

1 Comment


YADKIN COUNTY Farm Bureau member Gilbert Hemric hosted U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx at his Jonesville farm, Hemric Farms, where he raises broiler chickens, cattle and tobacco. Foxx’s visit was part of a three-day tour of the 5th Congressional District to listen to and discuss energy concerns. Foxx, Hemric, County President Justin Somers, member Van Hemric and legislative assistant Javier Sanchez were among those at Hemric Farms to discuss how soaring energy costs are affecting farms and agriculture.
YADKIN COUNTY Farm Bureau member Gilbert Hemric hosted U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx at his Jonesville farm, Hemric Farms, where he raises broiler chickens, cattle and tobacco. Foxx’s visit was part of a three-day tour of the 5th Congressional District to listen to and discuss energy concerns. Foxx, Hemric, County President Justin Somers, member Van Hemric and legislative assistant Javier Sanchez were among those at Hemric Farms to discuss how soaring energy costs are affecting farms and agriculture.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

1 Comment

  1. Connie Smithwick

    October 21, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    I am the county liaison for Bertie County Farm Bureau Federation. I have been in this job now for over 7 years. I was clueless to the impact the county Farm Bureaus have on their communities. I work with the most gracious, concerned and hard working men and women I know on our Board of Directors. When the tornadoes came through our county in April they jumped right into action. They saw a need and made sure people in the community had a safe place to keep what little belongings they had left, with the Container Relief Program. Through the help of other counties our county farm bureau was able to be there when the need came up. They are so willing to help out with needs in the schools and organizations throughout the community. The monatary donations; without even a blink of an eye, as well as their time, has made me so proud to be a tiny party of this awesome group of people. Thank you to the Bertie County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for allowing me to be a part of this experience. Connie Smithwick, Bertie County Farm Bureau County Liaison.

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.