VDACS News Releases
March 8, 2016
Celebrate Virginia Agriculture Week March 13-19
Five Important Facts about Virginia Agriculture and Five Ways Everyone Can Get Involved
Contact: Elaine Lidholm, 804.786.7686
Agriculture is a hot career right now, one of the best for recent college graduates and other job-seekers. Well-paid positions in all aspects of agriculture are going unfilled, but the good news is, enrollment in agriculture and related life science professions is up in Virginia and across the nation.
What better time to explore career, volunteer and lifestyle choices with agriculture at the forefront than during Virginia Agriculture Week March 13-19, 2016. Let’s check the facts to see why agriculture is so popular now.
Today only two percent of the population is involved in production agriculture. But possibilities abound for the remaining 98 percent to experience Virginia agriculture first-hand:
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