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EQUINE HERPESVIRUS MYELOENCEPHALOPATHY (EHM)
EHM was discovered in a horse in Albemarle January 31. VDACS continues to monitor the situation and to take measures to prevent its spread.
HOME-BASED KITCHENS
Before starting your home-produced food business, check with the Office of Food Safety and Inspection. Click here for the Home Food Processing Operation Application.
TURF FERTILIZER REPORTING
Click here to submit annual report listing total area of nonagricultural lands receiving lawn fertilizer and lawn maintenance fertilizer.
KITCHEN WASTE GREASE TRANSPORTER
Click here for more on the online registration of waste kitchen grease transporters.

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As part of its commitment to transparency in government, details on these plans and measures are available online through Virginia Performs. The VDACS' Agency Strategic Plan and Service Area Plans are also available on our Web site.

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