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Welcome to the home page for Virginia's Use-Value Assessment Program. The purpose of this site is to provide information to those interested in use-value assessment in Virginia.

Current Estimates:

Brochures (All Estimates by County/City)
Brochures TY2016

Agricultural and Horticultural Estimates
Agricultural Land Estimates (Table 1a) TY2016
Analysis: Agri Land Estimates (Table 1a) TY2016
The Composite Farm and Avg Returns (Table 2) TY2016
Apple and Tree Fruit Estimates (Table 1b) TY2016

Agricultural Rental Rate Estimates
Rental Rate Estimates TY2016

Forest Estimates
Forest Estimates TY2016
Open Space Estimates           
Open Space Estimates TY2016



Why three piedmont county's use-value estimates differ.
Why does Goochland have higher estimates for TY2016 than Spotslvania and Orange?

Understanding use-value estimates in Northampton and Accomack counties for TY2016.
An explanation of Northampton and Acomack's TY2016 use-value estimates


Eastern Shore Meeting March 2016
How it Works: Virginia's Use-value Assessment Program (Northampton) (G. Groover)

Southeast Virginia Field Crop Conference February 2016
How it Works: Virginia's Use-value Assessment Program (Chesapeake) (G. Groover)

Virginia Association of Assessing Officers (VAAO) Educational Seminar July 2015

Land Use Session
Agritourism Presentation (T. Miller) Agritourism Rockingham Resolution Defining Agritourism in Virginia (G. Ferreira)
Commissioner's Standards for Classification of Agri or Hort Use (K. Schmidt)
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Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech. For problems or questions regarding this website contact Lex Bruce. Last updated March 24, 2016.