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Part-time Field Interviewer Job Posting

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) in cooperation with the USDA/NASS have field representatives across the state that collect data face to face or by phone. The supervisor, Nancy Keyser from Warrenton, VA is looking to hire someone to work Buckingham, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Louisa, Nelson and Powhatan Counties . Please see the hiring flyer and information for this part-time position at the link below.

NASDA Field Interviewer hiring flyer




Periwinkle Offered

Are you interested in wild periwinkle? Property owner has an abundance following a select cut of forest. Please contact Dave Petrone at (804) 690-1924 for more information.

In Search of Farmer to Crop 30-40 acres of Virgin Ground in Eastern Powhatan

In search of farmer to crop 30-40 acres of virgin ground in eastern Powhatan, close to 288 and Route 60. Acreage was recently cleared of hardwoods, stumps removed and topsoil graded, beautiful seed bed ready for spring/early summer planting. Will entertain longer lease option or 1-2 year lease. No rental charge with understanding of farmer planting and fertilizing. Please contact Harold and Christina Ellis for more information. or



Looking for Farm to Lease or Manage

Graham Donahue is a young farmer with over 6 years of experience, at least some experience with most types of farming but mostly raising livestock (sheep and chickens). He is looking for an opportunity to manage a farm or for a long term lease situation to start his own.  He has been an intern on two different farms and is looking to use his passion for pasture management, raising livestock and other production. If you have land available for lease or looking for a farm manager in Cumberland/Fluvanna/Goochland/Powhatan/Amelia/Prince Edward/Buckingham area, please contact Graham Donahue at or (540) 333-6552.


Upcoming Bull & Heifer Sales

Deer Creek Simmental will be having a production sale on the farm in Nelson County on Saturday, November 14th. They will be selling some excellent Simmental and SimAngus bulls.  The sale catalog is on the website at

Quaker Hill Farm will be having a performance bull and female sale on Friday, November 6 in Louisa County. See the website for more information:

Knoll Crest Farm will be having a performance bull sale on Friday, December 4 in Red House, VA. Please see the catalog on their website for more information:


4-Her’s Registered Braunvieh Heifer FOR SALE

The heifer is a 15 month old registered Braunvieh. Owner has the sire and dam info as well, very tame, weight is 865 -875.

She won reserve in Albemarle County and placed 2nd in her age group in the State Fair. The owner is selling her as breeding stock only. They are willing to have her bred and certified by the vet that she is carrying. If you are interested please call Nate Carnahan at (804) 837-3528. Please see pictures below from the State Fair of Virginia Youth Livestock Show this October.

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Registered SimAngus Bull For Sale

Deer Creek Upside: Six year old SimAngus Emblazon sired bull for sale. He has sired many nice replacement heifers and now we are in need of changing out sire genetics. He is very docile, you can pet him on the head. If you are interested in adding some great genetics to your herd this year, please consider calling Wilson Denoon (804) 370-3190. Please see papers at link: Deer Creek Upside papers