Code of Virginia - Title 3.1 Agriculture, Horticulture And Food - Section 3.1-687 (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Division to disseminate information

§ 3.1-687. (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Division to disseminate information

The Division of Marketing shall gather and disseminate information on all subjects relating to the marketing and distribution of Virginia agricultural products, and by correspondence and publication, or by any other practicable means, shall endeavor to keep producers and consumers informed of the demand and supply and at what markets the various agricultural products can be best handled or procured. The Division shall publish periodical bulletins setting forth the current market prices for Virginia agricultural products in the principal markets of the Commonwealth, and in other markets accessible for the disposition of such products, and, when deemed advisable, giving information as to the available supplies of agricultural products and as to the demand in several markets for such products. The Division may also prepare from time to time bulletins as to the most efficient and economical methods of standardization, storage, packing, transportation and marketing of agricultural products, and cause the same to be distributed in such manner as the Commissioner may determine. The Division shall investigate the sources of supply of agricultural products and prepare and publish lists of the names and addresses of producers and consignors and supply the same to persons applying therefor.

(Code 1950, § 3-528; 1966, c. 702; 1993, c. 115.)

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