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AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (AFDS)

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About AFDS
Relocate or Expand an Agribusiness
Start a New Ag or Forestry Business
Start a Farm
VDACS Marketing Services
Write a Business Plan
Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID)
AFID Planning Grants

Business Planning Resources

While there are a variety of loans, grants and other assistance available to new agriculture- and forestry-related business, effectively accessing these resources often requires completion of a business plan.  Fortunately, Virginia is blessed with a variety of terrific business planning resources:

Contacts:
T. Robins Buck
Senior Project Manager
804.371.6094, Cell: 804.840.9449
Fax: 804.371.2945
E-mail: Robins.Buck@vdacs.virginia.gov

Stephen Versen
Project Manager
804.786.6911, Cell: 804.382.4023
Fax: 804.371.2945
E-mail: Stephen.Versen@vdacs.virginia.gov
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