Upcoming Events:

November 1-4, 2017
Low-Energy Handling
Program for Dairy and Beef Producers, featuring Dr. Don Höglund
— To RSVP or for more information: 540-483-5161

November 8-9, 2017

Southeast Quality Milk
Initiative Annual Meeting

Opryland, Nashville, TN

November 11-12, 2017

Virginia Tech Dairy
Science Open House

November 27, 2017
Shenandoah District Holstein Meeting, Harrisonburg

November 29-30, 2017

Dairy Energy Efficiency

Pesticide Re –certifications
November & December

Multiple dates:
Nov. 15th - 6:30pm
Rockingham Government Center

Nov. 20th - 6:30pm
East Rockingham High Scool

Nov. 22nd - 10:00am
Augusta Co. Government Center

Nov. 28th - 6:30pm
Highland Co.

Dec. 5th - 6:30pm
Augusta Government Center

Dec. 7th - 10:00am
Rockingham Government Center

Dec. 11th - TBD
Rockbridge Extension office

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

March 24, 2018
Little-All American

May 14, 2018

Hokie Cow Classic

What's New:

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

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Current Dairy Industry Stats

As of 9/30/17--
VA DHI cows: 52,174
VA DHI herds: 264
VA DHI average herd size: 198

September 2017
Herd Summary

Virginia July 2017
mailbox price: $18.42
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