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2021 News Releases

All news releases sent from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS).


August 2 , 2021
Celebrate Virginia Farmers’ Markets and Shop Local


July 21, 2021
Apply Now for the 2021 Beehive Distribution Program
Must be a Virginia resident, aged 18 or older, to be eligible to receive beehive units

July 16, 2021
Six Virginia Craft Beverage Companies to Exhibit at BrewLDN 2021

July 11, 2021
Virginia Board of Agriculture to Meet in Richmond on July 20

July 9, 2021
VDACS Establishes New Dairy Producers Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program to Assist Virginia Dairies
VDACS to reimburse Virginia dairies annual premium payment for the federal Dairy Margin Coverage Program

July 6, 2021
The 2021 Virginia Beehive Distribution Program Begins July 20

July 1, 2021
Practice Food Safety This Fourth of July Weekend


May 24, 2021
Governor Northam Appoints Brad Copenhaver as 17th Commissioner of Agriculture
Southwest Virginia native to lead the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

May 17, 2021
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet Virtually on May 20

May 12, 2021
VDACS Issues Emergency Waiver of Reid Vapor Pressure Requirements in Virginia

May 11, 2021
Spotted Lanternfly Detected in Prince William County, VA


April 23, 2021
State Veterinarian Encourages Livestock and Poultry Exhibitors and Show Managers to Practice Biosecurity

April 13, 2021
VDACS to Host Virtual Trade Show Series to Feature Virginia’s Finest Producers


March 17, 2021
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet Virtually on March 25

March 1, 2021
VDACS’ Weights and Measures Inspectors Help Protect Consumers and Businesses
The Commonwealth Observes National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7


February 26, 2021
Carrington King Named VVA’s Grower of the Year

February 22, 2021
Peanut Butter Donation to Federation of Virginia Food Banks to Honor National Peanut Month

February 12, 2021
Things Everyone Should Know About Using Pesticides Responsibly

February 9, 2021
VDACS to Expand Virginia Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine to Include Clarke and Warren Counties


January 28, 2021
Virginia Horse Test Positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1

January 12, 2021
Survey of Farm Conservation Practices in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

2020 News Releases

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