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Governor’s News ReleaseS

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

2017

April 20, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Economic Impact Figures for Virginia’s Agritourism Industry
Inaugural study shows that agritourism accounts for $2.2 billion in economic activity in the Commonwealth

April 19, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Albemarle County
Ragged Branch Distillery to Open Craft Spirits Production, Creating Four New Jobs

March 29, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Shamrock Farms to Create More Than 70 New Jobs in Augusta County
Company to invest more than $40 million to expand milk manufacturing facility

March 7, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces $4.5 Million in New Virginia Soybean Exports to Southeast Asia
Commonwealth’s Agricultural, Forestry Export Growth Initiative Connects Virginia Producers with Customers in Emerging Markets

February 28, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Shenandoah County
Filibuster Distillery to expand craft spirits production; create eight new jobs

February 3, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces $390,000 in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Available for Virginia Agricultural Interests
Request for Applications Now Open, Deadline for Submission is March 13, 2017

January 25, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces First Craft Brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
Black Narrows Brewing Company will invest $350,000 to open new craft brewery

January 19, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Economic Impact Figures of Virginia’s Wine Industry
Industry contributes almost $1.4 billion annually; economic impact grew 82 percent over five year

January 4, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces $500,000 in Farmland Preservation Grants
Four counties, two cities receive funds to place working farmlands under permanent conservation easements

2016 Governor’s News Releases


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