Agriculture is the Commonwealth’s largest industry. Although fewer Americans are raised on farms today than 50 years ago, and it’s important for Virginians to be aware of our food, fiber and natural resource systems and appreciate the value of agriculture in our daily lives. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages teachers and students to use the information on its website for agriculture education.
Resources addressing farmer stress in Virginia.
Manages distribution of USDA donated foods and funds to entities throughout Virginia.
Virginia Pesticide Safety and Bed Bug Outreach and Education webpages are educational resources for the safe and effective control of pests.
Encourages teachers and students to use these resources for agriculture education.
Information on Virginia’s largest industry—agriculture.
Support Virginia's farmers by buying Virginia products and visiting farms and agribusinesses.
Educates Virginia children about the importance of agriculture.
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