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Announcements & New Information

2017 Area Dairy Conferences

 

 

2017 VSFA & Nutritional Management "Cow College" (PDF | 672KB)  

   

Photo of the Cow College Schedule for web display.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January/February 2017 Dairy Pipeline -- The VTDairy Newsletter

    Nov/Dec. 2016 Dairy Pipeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income Over Feed Costs in the Dairy Enterprise

    Income Over Feed Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Silo Face Management

Length: 4:56

Upcoming:

February 15-16, 2017
VSFA & Virginia Tech Cow College
Hotel Roanoke
Brochure | Registration Site


March 2017
Hands on Calf Workshop - TBD


March 25, 2017
Little All-American
Livestock Judging Pavilion 
on Plantation Road

 



 

Current Dairy Industry Stats

As of 1/31/17--
VA DHI cows: 53,443
VA DHI herds: 276
VA DHI average herd size: 194
 

January 2017
Herd Summary
 

Virginia August 2016
mailbox price: $16.81
more mailbox prices... 


May 2016--
US cows: 9,319,000
VA cows: 91,000


VA dairy herds as of  
August 2016--
    Cow: 595
    Goat: 15  
    Sheep: 2

  
Herd Distribution
 


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Dairy Pipeline

The VTDairy newsletter is published  9 times a year and covers timely issues vital to the success of any dairy enterprise. 

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