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Governor’s News Releases

Releases on Virginia agriculture and agribusiness development from the Governor's Newsroom.


July 29, 2022
Albemarle County Cidery Expands Production to Meet Surging East Coast Demand

July 26, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces AeroFarms Expansion Creating 66 New Jobs
To meet increased customer demand, leader in indoor vertical farming to increase production capacity in Pittsylvania County

June 14, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Mainstay of Shenandoah Valley Agriculture Expanding
Century-old Rockingham Cooperative to invest nearly $17 million in major expansion of Dayton feed mill

June 13, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Awards Grants to Local Food and Farming Projects
As Virginia Ag Week begins, eleven projects across the Commonwealth receive over $200,000 to support local food systems

May 24, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Expansion of Historic Peanut Processor in the City of Suffolk
Cornerstone company of Virginia’s peanut industry will invest more than $25 million to upgrade shelling facility and increase capacity

April 15, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Support for Indoor Arlington County Farm, Creating 30 New Jobs
Area 2 Farms innovative ag facility grows fresh food and its customers’ connections to agriculture and wellness

March 31, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces New Tourist Attraction in Prince Edward County
Sandy River Distillery to renovate historic log cabin, open farm distillery highlighting Virginia grains, barrels

March 24, 2022
Cana Vineyards Wins 2022 Virginia Governor's Cup® with 2019 Unité Reserve
Winemaker Melanie Natoli Becomes the First Woman to Receive Coveted Cup on the Competition’s 40th Anniversary

March 24, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Perdue AgriBusiness to Invest $59.1 Million to Expand in the City of Chesapeake
Leading agriculture products company to increase production capacity, modernize soybean extraction facility

March 15, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin To Deliver Remarks at 2022 Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade

March 10, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Awards Administration’s First AFID Grant to Family-owned Business in Madison County

February 14, 2022
Governor Youngkin Signs First Bill Supporting Dairy Farmers
HB 828 will help dairy producers

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