Established in 1877, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is dedicated to boosting Virginia’s agricultural economy while safeguarding consumers’ rights. Not only does VDACS have a headquarters located centrally in Richmond, but they also maintain multiple field offices as well as four regional animal health laboratories across the state. So, no matter where you are in Virginia, their support services are available whenever and wherever needed. Additionally, this innovative organization reaches beyond our nation’s borders with representatives acting globally on behalf of Virginian products.
There are many resources available on their website below including information on animal health, pesticides, inspection and grading, and licensing to name a few. Click the link below to visit the Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services website.