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Providing strategic nutrient management planning and agronomic expertise to cultivate high-yielding and sustainable cropping systems that are efficient, environmentally sound, and offer positive return on investment.


Nutrient Management





Conservation & Cost-Share Practices


Manure Injection & Waste Management

Comprehensive Nutrient Management

Equity Ag Virginia ( is an agronomic consulting agency supporting producers in Virginia. Equity Ag was founded by Richard L. Fitzgerald, Cpag, who has forty years of experience in production agriculture, nutrient management planning, agronomic principles, and conservation programs. Equity Ag's mission is to work with landowners to enhance crop production, build long-term wealth and protect natural resources. By consulting with Equity Ag, farmers have immediate access to current crop production techniques for data-driven decision making that increase yields and crop quality, are poised to take advantage of government conservation incentives as well as meet state and federal permit requirements. 

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In the News

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Richard Fitzgerald receives the Carl G. Luebben Lifetime Achievement Award on Dec. 5 during the 2019 Virginia Farm-to-Table Conference. The agronomist and nutrient management expert was recognized for his contributions to Shenandoah Valley soil health and water quality. Read more here

Carl G. Luebben lifetime achievement award recipient Richard Fitzgerald (center) poses with Virginia NRCS Cropland Agronomist Chris Lawrence and Carl’s son Dan after the presentation.

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