Council Connections Are Here!

Our Spring Council Connections series continues this year with receptions and dinners across the Commonwealth!

 Join us for an exciting evening of food, fellowship and important industry updates you won't want to miss!


Those in attendance will have an opportunity to...

  • Hear from important decision makers in your industry and other special invited guests, such as agency administrators. 
  • Learn more about the priorities of your elected officials as they relate to agriculture and forestry.    
  • Submit questions for Council staff and invited guests to address during the meeting  
  • Hear a recap of the most recent General Assembly session and the legislation impacting your farms and businesses.

 March 21 - Eastern Shore Meeting

Eastern Shore AREC (Painter)

We will be joined by special guest Senator Lynwood Lewis!

April 17 - Southwest Council Connections Dinner

Red Sun Farms (Dublin)

*Includes tour!

April 24 - Richmond Council Connections Reception

James River Cellars (Glen Allen)

May 23 - Shenandoah Valley Council Connections Reception

The Frazier Quarry (Harrisonburg)

Details & Registration coming soon!

May 15 - Northern Virginia Council Connections Reception

Virts Family Farm (Purcellville)

*includes tour!

Details & Registration coming soon!

    **Check back frequently as we open up registration for future events!

    Registration & Sponsorships

    Sponsorships can be selected during registration or by contacting the Council staff. 

    As a sponsor, your name and website link will be included in meeting promotions and Council newsletters, your sponsorship will be recognized at the meeting and/or meal, and you will be given time to introduce yourself and your business during the event.  In addition to those in attendance, your promotion will be seen by thousands across the industry state-wide.
    • Attendee - No cost for industry members
    • Dinner or Reception Sponsor - $500
    • Event Sponsor - $300


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    Help    Us   GROW


    These events coincide with our 2019 Membership Drive, which runs March 1 - May 1. 

    Please help our organization grow by bringing a prospective member to one of these events! These events are free to attend and open to members and non-members

    For more information about membership with the Council, contact Shepherd Cronemeyer or

    visit our membership page

      Submit an application with payment during our Membership Drive and receive 10% off of your dues! Contact our staff for more details!










    Thank You To Our Sponsors:

    Virginia Agribusiness Council
    (804) 643-3555;
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