Agricultural & Forestry Committee

Meetings

  • 2nd Tuesday of last month of quarter at 8 a.m.
  • Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension Office
    9501 Lori Road
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

Members

  • George Beadles, Clover Hill District
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Claire Durham, Midlothian District
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Stuart Jones, At-large representative
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Mark Landa, Bermuda District
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Stephen Lindberg, At-large representative
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Howard Nester, Dale District
    Term expires December 31, 2018
  • Lawrence Taylor, Matoaca District
    Term expires December 31, 2018

Membership

  • Number of Members: Seven
  • Term of Service:  Two-year term

Purpose

Advises the Board of Supervisors on all issues related to the operation and preservation of agricultural, horticultural and forestry businesses. Examples of issues of programming importance include:

  • Direct marketing
  • Environment
  • Farm-subdivision conflicts.
  • Farmers' markets
  • Out-reach and education
  • Population
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Storm water drainage
  • Zoning and land use

Business issues such as taxation, licensing, certification, and land use would be considered, along with retention and recruitment of current and future farmers.

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