Virginia Farm Link Program Enabling Statute
The Virginia Farm Link program is designed to help farmers and landowners who are facing retirement and want to see their businesses continue and their land stay in production and beginning and expanding farmers who are in search of business arrangements through which they can acquire land, equipment, experience and access to the knowledge of seasoned producers. The Virginia Farm Link program provides the following: (i) assistance in the preparation of business plans for the transition of business interests; (ii) assistance in the facilitation of transfers of existing properties and agricultural operations to interested buyers; (iii) information on innovative farming methods and techniques; and (iv) research assistance on agricultural, financial, marketing, and other matters.
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Agricultural Economic Trends, Beginning Farmers, Farm Transfer
Va. Code Ann. § 3.2-202 (2019).