Monthly Archives: January 2015

2015 Dairy Meetings

Southside/Amelia Dairy Meeting


Amelia County Conference Room
County Administration Bldg.
16360 Dunn Street
Amelia, VA 23002


March 9, 2015
Registration: 9:00am
Program: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Cost: $5/person
Lunch will be provided


  • Precision Dairy Farming Jeffrey Bewley, University of Kentucky
  • Management Strategies to endure adverse scenariosDr. Gonzalo Ferreira, Virginia Tech Dairy Science
  • Calf Auto-feeder ManagementDr. Bob James, Virginia Tech Dairy Science
  • Pack Barn ManagementJeffrey Bewley, University of Kentucky
  • What can be learned from Survival Analysis?Dave Winston, Virginia Tech Dairy Science
  • Pasture Management: A Missed Opportunity on Dairy Farms, Laura Siegle, ANR Extension Agent, VCE

Please RSVP at least one week in advance to:
Laura Siegle (804) 561-2481 or

For other locations, please click on this link or the flyer below.

Dairy Meetings 2015.

Summer Job – Ag Technician – Southern Piedmont AREC in Blackstone, VA

Agricultural Technician
Temporary, wage positions not to exceed 1500 hrs/yr.

Location:  Virginia Tech Southern Piedmont AREC, Blackstone, VA (Nottoway County)

For complete position description and qualifications and to apply, visit and search on posting number SW0150050.

Review of applications will begin on February 16, 2015.
For questions or assistance in the application process, contact Carol Wilkinson or Betty Lou Mayton at 434-292-5331.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.