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May 2016 Dairy Pipeline -- The VTDairy Newsletter

    October 2015 Dairy Pipeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income Over Feed Costs in the Dairy Enterprise

    Income Over Feed Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PowerPoint Presentations from the June 18, 2015 autofeeder meeting:

 

Recent Hoard's Dairyman articles by Dr. R.E. James:
    Is unsaleable milk good enough? (May 2015)
    Protocols a priority for on-farm pasteurizers (May 2015)  

 


2015 Virginia State Feed Association & Nutritional Management "Cow College"


 

Silo Face Management

Length: 4:56

Upcoming:

May 14, 2016
Progressive Ag Safety Community Day – Franklin Co. Parks and Rec., Rocky Mt.


May 23, 2016
Hokie Cow Classic,
Blacksburg Country Club
Learn more and register


June 10-11, 2016
Franklin County Open
Youth Livestock Show  


June 10-11, 2016
Maryland Show like a Pro Workshop  

June 17,  2016
State Youth Dairy Judging Workout, Shenandoah Co.

August 1, 2016
State 4H/FFA Dairy Youth Field Day
Clarke & Frederick Counties



 


Current Dairy Industry Stats

As of 03/31/16--
VA DHI cows: 55,290 
VA DHI herds: 295
VA DHI average herd size:  187

March 2016
Herd Summary
 

Virginia January 2016
mailbox price: $16.90
more mailbox prices... 


February 2016--
US cows: 9,312,000
VA cows: 91,000


VA dairy herds as of  
Feb 2016--
    Cow: 595
    Goat: 7  
  
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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