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Enhancing knowledge, safety and profitability

Road to the new dairy facilities at Smithfield

Upcoming Events:

Farm Advisory Teams
Contact cmartel@vt.edu or jdaubert@vt.edu to develop a farm advisory team.

Regular Women in Agriculture Meetings
Every 1st Tuesday @ 7:30 pm

Annie's Project
Tuesday nights from Dec 7 - Feb 1
(no meetings during holiday weeks)

Current Dairy Industry Stats

Virginia July 2021 mailbox price: $18.77   |   more mailbox prices...

VA Grade A Dairy Herds as of August 2021: 
Cow: 405   |   Goat: 2 

VA Manufactured Grade Herds as of August 2021: 
Cow: 1  |  Goat: 14  | Sheep 1 

VA Grade A Herd Distribution

What's New?

November/December 2021 - In this issue: Should you consider integrating new embryo transfer technologies into your reproductive program?; Raw milk: risk or reward?; Upcoming activities; In memory of Dr. Michael A. Barnes

Front page image of the Nov/Dec 2021 Dairy Pipeline
November/December 2021 - In this issue: Should you consider integrating new embryo transfer technologies into your reproductive program?; Raw milk: risk or reward?; Upcoming activities; In memory of Dr. Michael A. Barnes

Recent Issues

Image of the front page of the October 2021 issue of the Dairy Pipeline.
October 2021 - In this issue: The importance of milk culturing; Aseptic technique-milk sampling; Farm safety—everyone’s responsibility, all of the time!; Upcoming Activities
May issue of the Dairy Pipeline. Screenshot of the front page.
September 2021. In this issue: A Finance Guy’s View on Income over Feed Cost; Lessons from the Jury Box; Upcoming Events

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