Agriculture and Natural Resources

Carrie Swanson is the Animal Science Agent for Albemarle County and your first point of contact for general questions and information relating to livestock, pastures and horses. She also serves the neighboring counties of Nelson, Louisa, Fluvanna and Greene. Carrieā€™s specialty is in horse management and nutrition, but she has a broad background in production livestock species as well. 

Other agents (along with their specialties) who also serve Albemarle County residents include:

John Thompson (small ruminants)
Charles Rosson (cattle)
Michael Lachance (vineyards, orchards, beekeeping)
Adam Downing (forestry and natural resources)
Peter Callan (farm business management)
Sarah Sharpe (local foods and horticulture)