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2024 News Releases

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


February 23, 2024
VDACS Encourages Backyard Bird Owners to Practice Biosecurity Measures to Protect Flocks From HPAI

February 22, 2024
VVA Honors Viticulturist Tremain Hatch as Grower of the Year

February 16, 2024
More Than 60 Virginia Localities Eligible for USDA Emergency Loans Through Drought Designation
Producers should contact their local USDA Farm Service Agency office for drought designation emergency assistance

February 14, 2024
Six Virginia Wineries Exhibit at Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris
U.S. Ambassador hosts celebration of Virginia wine and cuisine

February 13, 2024
Virginia’s Premier Specialty Food and Beverage Expo Returns March 27

February 8, 2024
VDACS Expects $550,000 in USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Funding
Interested groups should submit specialty crop block grant applications before 5 p.m. on March 11

February 7, 2024
USDA Now Accepting Applications for Veterinary Services Grant Opportunities in Designated Areas of Virginia

February 1, 2024
Country Corner Dairy, LLC Issues Recall of Cheese Products

February 1, 2024
Federation of Virginia Food Banks Receives More Than 11,000 Bushels of Virginia Grown Apples


January 26, 2024
VDACS Awards a Total of $875,000 in Farmland Preservation Grants to Six Virginia Localities

January 9, 2024
USDA Releases 2022 Cash Receipts Data of Top Virginia Ag Products

2023 News Releases

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