Resources for Franklin County, VA Farmers
Franklin County, Virginia Cooperative Extension
The Franklin County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia‘s land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University. Through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, we help the people of Franklin County improve their lives.
Virginia Farm Bureau supports farmers through a number of programs to create an environment where agriculture can prosper in order to improve the lives of Virginians. Farmers are facing many challenges: a changing legislative and regulatory environment; a need for business networking opportunities; a need to improve leadership skills; a need to educate others about farmers and farming.
Virginia Department of Agriculture and
Established in 1877, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) promotes the economic growth and development of Virginia agriculture, provides consumer protection and encourages environmental stewardship.
The agency is headquartered in Richmond and has several field offices, four regional diagnostic animal health laboratories and a global network of representatives promoting Virginia products internationally.