Upcoming Events:

Dairy Bowl practices will start in January

January 10, 2018
BASF On-Target Sprayer Academy, 12:00-3:00 pm, Franklin Center

January 16, 2018
Dairy Herd Book Clinic Franklin Co., on farm

January 23, 2018
Dairy Herd Book Clinic
Franklin Co., on-farm

January 25, 2018
PCDart Training, Franklin Center

January 26, 2018
Smyth Washington DHIA Awards Banquet, 6:30 pm, Marion Farm Bureau Insurance Office

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

Februray 26, 2018
Manure Management
Program, Franklin Center

March 10, 2018
State Dairy Bowl Contest

March 24, 2018
Little All-American

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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