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Items Tagged with 'Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services'

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Hemp

States decide whether to let USDA handle hemp

Partially motivated by funding concerns, two prominent hemp-growing states recently decided to let the U.S. Department of Agriculture regulate hemp within their borders, and others are still in the process of deciding whether to hand over authority to USDA as the pilot programs authorized under the 2014 farm bill expire at the end of this year.
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Jewel Bronaugh

Biden picks Bronaugh for USDA deputy post

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Virginia Ag Commissioner Jewel Bronaugh to be the next deputy secretary of agriculture, the second highest position at USDA. If confirmed, she would be the first woman of color to hold the position.
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