The Richmond County Agricultural Advisory Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Ag Services Center, 123 Caroline Street in Rockingham to consider and approve any submitted VAD applications.
Board meetings are open to the public. Current board members are: Danny Bynum, Jim Chandler, Vic Goodman, Jim Lambeth, Jeremy Martin, Tommy Peacock (Chair), Terry Sharpe (Vice-Chair), Jeff Vuncannon, Rusty Williamson and Chris Yaklin.
Please contact Paige Burns, Horticulture agent, at 910.997.8255 for further information on the Voluntary Agricultural District in Richmond County.
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