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August 28, 2019 • 8AM – 1PM

VSU Randolph Farm • 4415 River Road, Petersburg, Va.

$10 per person; pre-registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Adults • Middle & High School Students

AgFest will showcase the diversity, complexity and challenges of Virginia’s agriculture industry and the innovative solutions VSU’s agricultural researchers, Cooperative Extension specialists and teaching faculty have developed to ensure the industry’s growth and safety.

Demonstrations and exhibits will showcase what’s new in

  • Aquaculture

  • Goat & Sheep Management

  • Niche Crops (like hops, hemp, berries, ginger and turmeric)

  • Sustainable & Urban Agriculture

  • Hydroponic, Aquaponic & High Tunnel Crop Production

  • 4-H Youth Programs for Middle & High School-Aged Youth

  • 4-Year College Degrees in Agriculture

AgFest will not only show current and aspiring agriculturists how far the industry has come but also where it’s headed and how to be successful in it.

If you have any questions about this event or are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Debra B. Jones at or call (804) 524-5496 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.