Upcoming Events:

Franklin County Dairy Educational Series
Topics to be focused on Financial Planning, Farm Transition, Cow Health, Comfort, Hoof Health and more. Contact cmartel@vt.edu for more information. Dates TBA.

September 22 & October 19, 2017
Augusta/Rockingham/Rockbridge Hay/Forage Quality Superbowl
Samples & Forms deadline: 9/22
Results Program & Dinner: 10/19
Details TBA

February 14-15, 2017

Virginia State Feed Association Convention & Virginia Tech Nutritional Management "Cow College"


What's New:

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

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Current Dairy Industry Stats

As of 7/31/17--
VA DHI cows: 53,459
VA DHI herds: 267
VA DHI average herd size: 200

July 2017

Herd Summary

Virginia April 2017
mailbox price: $16.72
more mailbox prices...

January 2017--
US cows: 93,363
VA cows: 87,000

VA dairy herds as of  
August 2016--
    Cow: 595
    Goat: 15  
    Sheep: 2

    Herd Distribution