Upcoming Events:

February 1, 2018
Vantage No-Till Program, Franklin Co., location TBA

February 14-15, 2018
Virginia State Feed
Association Convention & Virginia Tech Nutritional Management “Cow College”

February 22, 2018
Area Dairy Conference—Amelia, Details TBA

February 23, 2018
Area Dairy Conference—Southwest, Details TBA

February 26, 2018
Manure Management
Program, Franklin Center

March 3, 2018
State Dairy Bowl Contest

March 24, 2018
Little All-American Dairy Show & Banquet

May 14, 2018
Hokie Cow Classic

May 19, 2018
District Dairy Judging Workout

 

What's New:

Check out Dr. Ferreira's latest video! (Spanish version is below.)

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Current Dairy Industry Stats


As of 11/30/17--
VA DHI cows: 52,350
VA DHI herds: 258
VA DHI average herd size: 203

November 2017
Herd Summary
 

Virginia August 2017
mailbox price: $18.63
more mailbox prices...

July 2017--
US cows: 9,403,200
VA cows: 87,000
 

VA dairy herds as of  
July 2017--
    Cow: 562
    Goat: 16 
    Sheep: 1

    Herd Distribution

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