The business development staff work to grow West Virginia agribusiness and economy. West Virginia has a vibrant ecosystem of communities, small farms, and innovative organization that support the agricultural economy. Our skilled and experienced team works with producers, suppliers and organizations to support agricultural marketing, advocacy and outreach. Our team’s goal is to reach out with tools and partnerships to make potential businesses aware of the services and support the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) and its partners can provide.

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A business plan will guide the roadmap for your business that outlines goals and details how you plan to achieve your goals. This is an essential part of initiating your business but also re-evaluating to continue your success. Some topic areas to consider when developing a business plan is; describing your business, developing operations such as your production, services, inventory and suppliers, Marketing and finances.

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