If you are a produce grower, considering wholesaling, or simply want to learn more about GAPs for fresh produce, consider this program on Monday May 4th at the Halifax Extension Office.
Interested in growing hops? Check out this program at the Skelton 4-H Center in Wirtz, VA.
Dr. Dahlia O’Brien, Extension Small Ruminant Specialist, will be speaking on “Non-Chemical Alternate Approaches to Parasite Control in Small Ruminants” following a farm tour in South Boston, VA on Thursday June 26th. The event will be held at Hudson Heritage Farms at 14242 River Road South Boston, VA with the farm tour beginning at 6:00pm and Dr. O’Brien speaking at 7:00pm. In addition, there will be an Extension demonstration on hay testing and information on forage and hay quality. For help with directions or questions call Chris Brown at the Halifax Extension Office (434) 476-2147.
Come join us for this year’s Junior Livestock Show and Sale at the Halifax County Fairgrounds on Saturday May 17th. The show will begin at 10:00 am with a dinner and auction sale following at 6:00 pm. Livestock to be sold will include 19 quality steers and heifers in addition to sheep, and goats. For more information call the Halifax County Extension Office at 434-476-2147.