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Virginia Agriculture Week

Virginia Agriculture Week – June 11 – 17, 2023

Ways that you can support Virginia agriculture:

  • Support Virginia's farmers by buying Virginia products and visiting farms and agribusinesses.
  • Search for fresh Virginia produce, meats and seafood on VirginiaGrown.com
  • Search for Virginia specialty foods and beverages on Virginia's Finest 
  • Follow VDACS on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Virginia Agriculture Photo Contest: April 15 – May 31, 2023

Do you appreciate Virginia agriculture? Do you have an eye for photography? Then submit your photos to the Virginia Agriculture Photo Contest. The photo contest has several categories you may enter. Winners will receive a Virginia's Finest gift basket (valued up to $200) and will be featured in the Virginia Agriculture magazine.

  • Farm Tractors and Equipment – Farmers work hard and so does farm equipment. Photo entries can feature anything from tractors to milking equipment, crab baskets to shovels, show us the tools used in agriculture.
  • Fresh Catch – Entries should feature Virginia seafood and aquaculture: watermen and women, fresh catch, on the water, etc.
  • Faces of Agriculture – Whether human or animal, even a vegetable that looks like a face, we want to see the faces on your farm!
  • Farmers Markets/Farm Shops – Entries featuring Virginia farmers markets, pick-your-own farms, farm stands & stores, tasting rooms, etc.
  • Fields – Fields of gold or green, to fields of herds or flocks, entries should feature the bounty of Virginia agriculture in fields across the Commonwealth.

Entering is easy! Take photos that best detail Virginia agriculture in the five categories above, then submit your photos to webmaster.vdacs@vdacs.virginia.gov by 11:59 p.m. on May 31.

When submitting your photo entry, you must include:

  • The category you wish to enter
  • A caption describing the photo
  • The date it was taken
  • Your name
  • E-mail
  • Telephone number

For the complete Photo Contest Rules, please visit:

  • Virginia Ag Week Photo Contest Rules (pdf) 
  • Links:

    Michael Wallace
    Media Relations/Media Contact
    Office of Communications

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