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Announcements & New Information

 

May 2015 Dairy Pipeline - The VTDairy Newsletter

    Jan/Feb 2015 Dairy Pipeline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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


 

Silo Face Management

Length: 4:56

Upcoming:

May 16, 2015
Commencement

May 18, 2015
Hokie Cow Classic Golf
Tournament
Details
Register online
Mail-in registration

June 12, 2015
District 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

June 22-25, 2015
State FFA Convention

July 17, 2015
VSDA Field Day at Kentland

September 25, 2015
State Fair Junior Dairymen’s Contest

September 27-30, 2015
National 4-H Dairy Conference

November 2015
Holistic Management &Risk Assessment Workshops for Dairy Farmers in the Southern Region (Workshop 1)

January 2016
Holistic Management &Risk Assessment Workshops for Dairy Farmers in the Southern Region (Workshop 2)
 



 


Current Dairy Industry Stats

As of 4/30/15--
VA DHI cows: 58,656
VA DHI herds: 323
VA DHI average herd size:  182

April 2015
Herd Summary
 

Virginia January 2015
mailbox price: $19.09
more mailbox prices... 


February 2015--
US cows: 9,312,000
VA cows: 93,000


VA dairy herds as of  
Sept. 2014--
    Cow: 620
    Goat: 17   
    Sheep: 2 

Herd Distribution
Map is being updated.


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