Some of Our Allied Industry Members

Farm Credit Logo

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a farmer-owned cooperative, provides over a billion dollars in financing to more than 9,000 farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners in 96 counties in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. It makes loans for home purchase and construction, land and farm purchases, equipment, farming expenses, horse and livestock purchases. Other financial services available through Farm Credit are credit life insurance, crop insurance and equipment leasing programs.

Novus Logo

Novus has an ever-expanding portfolio of nutrition and health products for the poultry industry. Novus products include: ALIMET© feed supplement, the world’s leading source of supplemental liquid methionine; SANTOQUIN© feed preservative; TOX-GUARD© mold inhibitor and feed preservative; ACTIVATE© nutritional feed acids; MINTREX© organic trace minerals; ADVENT© coccidiosis vaccine; and many others.

Chore-Time Logo

Chore-Time Poultry Production Systems (A Division of CTB, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company) is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of systems and solutions for the poultry industry and has been serving poultry producers since 1952. The company offers poultry producers a complete package of equipment for broilers, broiler breeders and turkeys, including CHORE-TIME(R) feeders, drinkers, ventilation and cooling equipment, PC-compatible environmental controls, brooders, mechanical nests, egg collectors, FLEX-AUGER(R) Feed Transport Systems, feed bins and incinerators.

Rockingham Group Logo

The Rockingham Group, headquartered in Harrisonburg, Virginia, insures generations of farm families across the Old Dominion. We specialize in poultry farm operations providing a broad Farmowners policy that includes coverages for buildings, equipment, loss of use, and liability. Our policies are written by professional, local agents who live and work in the communities they serve.

Rockingham Group agents are located throughout Virginia. Click on the Agent Locator on our web site or call 800-434-7736 to find an agent near you ... and Come Home to Rockingham!

David Wise Insurance LLC Logo

If you're looking for an insurance agent who understands the insurance needs of the members of the Virginia Poultry Federation, contact David R. Wise, AFIS, LUTCF, CLTC, FSS. David grew up on his family's fourth-generation broiler chicken and beef cattle farm in Buckingham County, graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in Poultry Science in 1989 and worked in the poultry industry for integrators in North Carolina and Virginia for five years before becoming an insurance agent. David has over 19 years' experience as an insurance agent serving the needs of farmers and agribusinesses in Virginia. He earned the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) designation in 2007. David Wise was named Insurance & Financial Advisor of the Year by the NAIFA-Central Virginia (National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors-Central Virginia) in 2009 If you own a farm or agribusiness and have questions about your insurance, visit David Wise 's website at or call 434-983-8780 to request a free consultation so that he can help make sure that your farm, business, home, and family are adequately protected.


Founded in 1997, Potesta & Associates, Inc. (POTESTA) provides an extensive range of engineering and environmental consulting services to a variety of private and public clients. Our multidisciplinary staff allows us to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to our clients' complex needs. Our capabilities include:

-Storm water management
-Civil/site design
-Geotechnical engineering
-Air services

POTESTA has three locations to serve you inCharleston and Morgantown, West Virginia and Winchester, Virginia. Let our experience and expertise work for you!

Merial Logo

Merial is one of the largest global avian vaccine companies focused on innovative solutions to protect the health and well-being of your poultry flocks. Merial offers a comprehensive selection of vaccines and delivery systems that offer unsurpassed protection from many important poultry health challenges. These include vaccines against Marek's Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease, Newcastle Disease, Infectious Bronchitis and many others.

For additional information, contact: Dwight King
Phone: 410-726-8283
or Email:

Altenergy Logo

Founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, Altenergy is a leading designer and builder of commercial solar energy systems in the region. Our experts can show you how investment in solar can help you stabilize energy costs, help the environment and provide a healthy ROI.
Grid energy costs continue to rise, while the costs of solar are steadily declining. By taking advantage of Federal and state tax credits, agriculture grants, incentives, renewable energy credits and low-interest loans, investing in solar can pay for itself in as little as 4 years- then significantly reduce your energy costs and increase profits for decades.
We install custom-designed solar systems specific to your needs and location. We will manage the process of applying for grants, credits and assistance, and provide energy analysis, electrical and structural engineering, sourcing and quick, professional turnkey installation all at the most affordable rates.
Call Joe Sadonis Altenergy's Agricultural Solar Expert. He has helped hundreds of Virginia farm and business owners determine if investing in solar makes sense. In a short meeting, he can explain the details affecting a solar investment so you and your financial advisor can confidently decide if it is right for your business.
Cell: 540-280-4913
Office: 540-885-0493
331 N. Lewis St.
Staunton, Virginia 24401