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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (301)
Strategic PlanningBiennium

We promote the economic growth and development of Virginia agriculture, provide consumer protection, and encourage environmental stewardship.

Document Archive
Document TypeBiennium
Strategic Plan2008-2010
Strategic Plan2010-2012
Strategic Plan2012-2014
Executive Progress Report2012-2014
Budget Information
BienniumChapter TitleYear 1Year 2Year 1Year 2
2020-2022Chapter 1289, 2020 Acts of Assembly$80,619,801$78,635,573558.00558.00
2018-2020Chapter 1283, 2020 Acts of Assembly$73,009,199$73,174,199544.00544.00
2016-2018Chapter 1, 2016-2018$69,793,118$69,938,398537.00542.00
See Current Year Operating Plan  showing budgets broken out by Program
There are 2 active capital projects associated with this agency
Performance Measures
Active performance measures for this agency
Detailed Measures Report - Table Format
Measure NameMeasure Class
Average number of days to process, review and take final action on completed applications for a charitable gaming permit. Other Agency
Dollar value of agricultural products exported from VirginiaAgency Key
Economic value (in billions) of products inspected, graded and certified by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.Other Agency
Number of Agriculture Stewardship Act compliance checksOther Agency
Number of companies counseled or that have participated in a trade event annually.Other Agency
Number of contacts between active farm owners and active farm seekersOther Agency
Number of motor fuel samples collected and submitted to the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services for analysis annually.Other Agency
Number of new and expanding agriculture and forestry processing/value-added facilities using Virginia-grown products incentivized by the Governor’s Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Fund.Agency Key
Number of weighing and measuring devices inspectedOther Agency
Number of working farm or forest land easements preserved by local purchase of development rights programs. Agency Key
Percentage of available fluid milk processor audits completedOther Agency
Percentage of licensed pesticide businesses inspected annuallyOther Agency
Percentage of public animal shelters inspectedOther Agency
Percentage of USDA-designated Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, and Pseudorabies disease programs in which Virginia maintained disease-free status to protect and enhance the economic viability of Virginia's animal agriculture industries. Agency Key
Rate of voluntary compliance with Virginia’s food laws and regulations for food establishments inspected by the Food Safety and Security ProgramAgency Key
Unit cost of performing a food inspectional activityProductivity
16 Measures
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