RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe is touting a new study that says Virginia’s forestry and agriculture industries have grown by 30 percent since 2013.
McAuliffe on Tuesday touted the newly released study, which said the two industries contribute $91 billion each year to the state.
Jobs in agriculture and forestry have increased by 7 percent.
The study was commissioned by the state and led by a regional economist with the University of Virginia.
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