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2022 News Releases

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


April 8, 2022
Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces the Rebranding of the Virginia Grown Program
Rebrand includes a new Virginia Grown logo, website and program specifics, and a refreshed Virginia’s Finest logo


March 30, 2022
Expo Showcases Hundreds of Virginia Specialty Foods and Beverages
Entrepreneurs from Pastry Base, Northern Neck Sauce, and Chaotic Good Tempeh win Best New Product awards competition

March 16, 2022
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet on March 24 in Richmond

March 11, 2022
Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program and the Veterinary Services Grant Program Application Periods Open

March 4, 2022
VDACS Announces $600,000 in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Available
Request for Applications Now Open, Deadline for Submission is March 21, 2022


February 28, 2022
VDACS’ Weights and Measures Inspectors Protect Consumers and Sellers
Weights and Measures Week is March 1-7, 2022

February 25, 2022
Virginia’s Premier Specialty Food & Beverage Expo Returns to Richmond on March 30
Virginia producers, trade buyers, sponsors, and media encouraged to attend

February 9, 2022
VDACS Encourages the Responsible Use of Pesticides 
Read and follow the label - The label is the law.


January 21, 2022
Virginia Poultry Owners Encouraged to Practice Biosecurity to Protect Flocks from Avian Influenza USDA Confirms Avian Influenza in wild waterfowl in North Carolina and South Carolina 

January 18, 2022
Virginia’s 5th Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry and the Commonwealth’s 18th Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Begin New Roles

January 5, 2022
Marketing Funds Available for Exporters of Virginia Forestry and Wood Products

2021 News Releases

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