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Governor’s News ReleaseS

Releases on Virginia agriculture and agribusiness development from the Governor's Newsroom.


June 22, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Opening of Weekly Farmers Market on Capitol Square
Farmers Market created as part of OnTheSquareVA, a state employee engagement initiative

May 29, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $2.45 Million Expansion, 60 New Jobs in Orange County
Homestead Building Systems, Inc. to expand production and increase purchases of Virginia forestry products

April 27, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Agribusiness Expansion, New Jobs in Gloucester County
Whitley Peanut Factory, Inc. to Expand Production; Increase Purchases of Virginia-Grown Peanuts

April 24, 2018
Governor Northam Announces New, Innovative Land Conservation Strategy
Initiative will use new tools to identify and protect the top ten percent of lands with the highest conservation value

March 20, 2018
Governor Northam Announces New Commercial Bakery in the City of Virginia Beach
Commune Bakery LLC to create 5 new jobs

March 19, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $1.7 Million Investment, 17 New Jobs in Dinwiddie County
Richlands Creamery LLC to invest in Dinwiddie County and create 17 jobs

February 21, 2018
Governor Northam Announces New Jobs, Investment in Rockingham County
Old Hill Cider to increase hard cider production, local purchases

February 7, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $440,000 in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Available for Virginia Agricultural Interests
Request for applications now open, deadline for submission is March 15, 2018

January 31, 2018
Governor Northam Announces New Jobs, Investment in Franklin County
Chaos Mountain Brewing, LLC to expand craft beer production, local purchases

January 29, 2018
Governor Northam to Co-Host 10th Annual Conference on Agricultural Trade March 5 in Richmond
Participants to include Ambassadors of our NAFTA Partners, food industry and agricultural leaders, senior U.S. trade officials, and other U.S and foreign dignitaries

2017 Governor’s News Releases

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