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November 27, 2017
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet Dec. 7 in Richmond
Contact: Elaine Lidholm, 804.786.7686

Tentative agenda:

    • Approval of the minutes of the July 26 meeting
    • Board member reports
    • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) report by Commissioner Sandy Adams
    • Proposed Fast-Track Action to Amend – 2 VAC 5-141 (Health Requirements Governing the Admission of Agricultural Animals, Companion Animals, and Other Animals or Birds into Virginia)
    • Response to C.B. Ecker Petition for Rulemaking – 2 VAC 5-319 (Best Management Practices for the Operation of Apiaries in Order to Limit Operator Liability)
    • Notice of Intended Regulatory Action – 2 VAC 5-317 (Regulations for the Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law)
    • Decline of Honeybees in Virginia– Dr. Richard Fell, Virginia Tech
    • 2017 Census of Agriculture Update – Herman Ellison, U.S Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service
    • Pesticide Control Fund Update – Larry Nichols, Director, Division of Consumer Protection
    • Dicamba Update – Liza Fleeson Trossbach, Program Manager, Office of Pesticide Services
    • New Business
    • Future Board Meetings
    • Public Comment Period
    • Adjournment

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