Conference on agricultural trade will be held March 5

Registration is open for the 11th annual Virginia Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade, March 5 at the Richmond Marriott Downtown.

The conference will include luncheon remarks by Gov. Ralph Northam on Virginia’s trade-related progress and priorities. Also on the agenda is an update on the status of U.S.-EU relations.

The conference is co-hosted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation (VFBF), the Virginia Port Authority and Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, reported VFBF vice president of communications Greg Hicks.

For agenda and lodging details, or to register, visit ag-forestry.virginia.gov/agtrade2019/home. The deadline to secure a room at the Marriott is February 13.