2022 Virginia Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Summit

YOU ARE INVITED: 2022 Virginia Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Summit

DATE: April 12-13, 2022, in Richmond, Virginia

WHY YOU? Your involvement and leadership in the key sectors of agriculture, forestry, natural resources are influential. These sectors are all critically intertwined across the Commonwealth and influence every person in the Commonwealth. Your voice is important. We recognize that this initiative will only be successful with active support and participation of our private sector, producers, and agricultural and natural resources organizations. We encourage you or a designee from your organization to participate in this important conference.

PURPOSE: As the largest industries in Virginia, agriculture, and forestry, combined with natural resources, do collective good across the state, providing economic contribution, supporting workforce and engaging in research. As a participant, you will discuss and envision opportunities for enhancing partnerships between Virginia Tech and the private agricultural, forestry and natural resources industries, producers, and commodity groups.

WHAT? Through interactive sessions, networking events, and small breakouts, you can help identify opportunities for dynamic engagement in private-public partnerships to ensure that Virginia's ANR industries continue to prosper. As leaders from the agriculture, forestry, and natural resource sectors, you will gain perspective on Virginia Tech’s expertise and potential for enhancing partnerships. Your ideas will help shape a future for Virginia Tech's ANR research and extension programs that will yield benefits for your enterprise.

HOSTS: The Summit is hosted by Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment, and Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.   

Register and find more information HERE