Membership

Who can join?

Family & Commercial Farms - Producers of field crops, vegetables, fruits, nursery products, aquaculture, timber, livestock, dairy and poultry

Agribusiness Companies - Businesses that process, manufacture, distribute or sell agriculture and forest products, and those that provide services or supplies to family and commercial farms

Agricultural Lenders - Financial institutions that serve the agribusiness industry and rural communities

Urban Agriculture - Businesses engaged in urban turf and landscape management (i.e., golf courses, landscapers, lawn care)

Industry Associations - Non-profit organizations with agriculture and forestry members or promoters of the agribusiness industry (i.e., fair organizations, commodity associations)

Individuals - Current employees or retirees of a member organization or other industry professionals (i.e., Land Grant University personnel, government agency employees)

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Active Representation throughout the year with the Virginia General Assembly, Governor's office, and Congressional representatives as laws and regulations are developed.

  • Highly responsive and knowledgeable resource for our members on regulatory details and compliance concerns as laws are implemented. The Council will help you get the correct answer to your regulatory questions in a quick and efficient manner.

  • Up to date information on legislative and regulatory actions that impact your business through weekly electronic newsletters and meetings of Council members.

  • Exclusive networking opportunities with policy makers and industry leaders through Council activities and events.

Who are the Council's Members?

Family and Commercial Farms
Agribusiness Companies
Agricultural Lenders
Urban Agriculture
Industry Associations
Professional Individuals




"The Council is an excellent resource to keep up with legislative issues pertaining to agribusiness."

Sonny Meyerhoeffer, Eastern BioPlastics, LLC


"The Council provides the opportunity for an individual person in the agriculture and forestry industries to have their voice heard by our elected officials in Richmond."

Doug Phillips, Phillips & Turman Tree Farm


Apply for membership

Family & Commercial Farm
Agribusiness Company
Agricultural Lender
Urban Agriculture
Industry Association
Individual

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Virginia Agribusiness Council
(804) 643-3555; vac@va-agribusiness.org
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