Va. trade reps from around globe to meet with producers

vdacs.virginia.gov

vdacs.virginia.gov

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The state’s agricultural trade representatives are heading back to Virginia to meet one-on-one with producers. Meetings are scheduled in Richmond, Blacksburg and Winchester during the week of June 22. At the meetings, the state’s international representatives will talk to growers, herdsmen and foresters to explore export sales opportunities. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has representatives in trade offices in Canada, Central America, China, Europe, Honk Kong, India, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The value of agricultural and forestry products shipped to foreign markets reached a record $3.35 billion in 2014.

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