Cook Out with the Council!                                 Our Spring Council Connections series continues this year with dinners across the Commonwealth.  Free to attend!  Open to both members and prospective members! 

Find the Council Connections nearest you and join us for a fun evening of food, fellowship and important industry updates!

March 27 - Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex (Chatham)                            Thank you to all those who joined us!

April 12 - Bald Top Brewing Company (Madison)
               REGISTER HERE

April 18 - Bluestone Vineyard (Bridgewater)                             

May 22 - Sinkland Farms Brewery (Christiansburg)

5:30 pm - Registration and networking

6:00 pm - Dinner begins; comments from special guests and VAC staff


Why Should YOU Attend?


Don't miss this opportunity to meet our new Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring!
Other invited guests include acting VDACS Commissioner Charles Green and newly appointed 
State Forester Rob Farrell, in addition to local legislators. 
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in valuable dialogue with industry leaders and colleagues.  There is no cost to attend, and only benefits to be gained!
  • Your Virginia General Assembly members have been invited to participate.  You can interact with them during the meeting and one-on-one to address your specific questions.
  • At each Council Connections location, there will be an opportunity for industry networking.

Registration & Sponsorships

Click on the registration links at the top of the page to register and/or sponsor. 
Please note, not all events are open for registration at this time. 

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.

In addition to what is listed above, Meal sponsors will have the opportunity to bring promotional and informational items and/or a table-top display to the meeting.  
  • Attendee - No cost for industry members
  • Dinner Sponsor - $500
  • Event Sponsor - $300

Generously Sponsored By:






  HJ Shelton Logging, Inc.



    Eastern Shore Young Farmers                     Madison County Extension & 4-H                          Madison Young Farmers


Virginia Agribusiness Council
(804) 643-3555;
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