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May 12, 2016
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet on May 26 in Richmond
Contact: Elaine Lidholm, 804.786.7686


The Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services will meet on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Richmond. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in Senate Room 3 of the Virginia State Capitol.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Call to order and approval of the minutes of the March 24, 2016 meeting
  • Election of officers
  • Board Member reports
  • VDACS Commissioner’s report
  • Final Exempt Action to Adopt – 2 VAC 5-585 (Retail Food Establishment Regulations)
  • Proposed Exempt Action to Adopt – 2 VAC 5-319 (Best Management Practices for the Operation of Apiaries in Order to Limit Operator Liability)
  • Final Stage – Revisions to 2 VAC 5-685 (Regulations Governing Pesticide Applicator Certification Under Authority of Virginia Pesticide Control Act)
  • Proposed Appointment of Virginia Winery Distribution Company Board Members
  • “The Care and Feeding of Everything” - remarks from the Outgoing State Veterinarian, Dr. Richard Wilkes, State Veterinarian and Director, Division of Animal and Food Industry Services
  • New business
  • Future meetings
  • Public comment period
  • Adjournment

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