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2023 News Releases

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


May 25, 2023
VDACS Announces $175,000 in Virginia Food Access Investment Fund Awards
Funding supports four projects to improve retail fresh food access in underserved communities

May 15, 2023
Vaccinations Help Protect Horses by Lowering the Risk of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

May 11, 2023
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet in Richmond on May 18


April 17, 2023
VDACS Regional Animal Health Laboratories Achieve NAHLN Level One Designation


March 17, 2023
Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to Meet in Richmond on March 23

March 14, 2023
Virginia Spirits Board Establishes Marketing Office to Promote Virginia Spirits Industry
The Hodges Partnership selected to develop and implement strategic marketing plan to enhance Virginia Spirits Board brand image and reputation

March 2, 2023
Governor Glenn Youngkin Proclaims March as Virginia Controlled Environment Agriculture Month
CEAs are advancing agriculture and exceling in Virginia’s surging entrepreneurial spirit

March 1, 2023
VDACS’ Weights and Measures Inspections Protect Virginia’s Consumers and Businesses


February 27, 2023
Peanut Butter Donation to Federation of Virginia Food Banks to Honor National Peanut Month

February 27, 2023
VDACS and LMU College of Veterinary Medicine to Launch Additional Laboratory Service in Southwest Virginia
Additional service expands VDACS lab capabilities, provides farmers herd health options

February 17, 2023
VVA Honors Tom Kelly as Wine Grape Grower of the Year

February 10, 2023
Fairfax County Horse Test Positive For Equine Herpesvirus-1

February 10, 2023
Four Virginia Agribusinesses to Exhibit at Gulfood Dubai 2023
Companies to introduce diverse and innovative foods to growing Middle East

February 2, 2023
VDACS Is Accepting Applications For Specialty Crop Block Grants
Interested groups should submit specialty crop block grant applications before Feb.

February 1, 2023
Augusta County Horse Test Positive For Equine Herpesvirus-1


January 27, 2023
Virginia Agricultural Producers Encouraged to Complete the 2022 Census of Agriculture

January 19, 2023
VDACS Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Commercial Turkey Operation in Rockingham County
Virginia poultry owners strongly encouraged to practice biosecurity to protect their flocks

2022 News Releases

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