Forage Meeting-May 14th at 1:30-4 at the Charlotte County Extension Office and May 15th, 9-11:30 at Ameva Farm in Amelia. This meeting is primarily geared towards dairy forages but may benefit anyone who works with silage or haylage. If you are interested in EITHER date, please call (804 561 2481) or email (email@example.com). Please RSVP in advance so that we can notify you of any changes-in the event of heavy rain, the Amelia event may be moved to the Extension office.
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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.
An individual in Franklin County is looking for a draft/work horse with plowing experience. Please call Sherrard Holland at (540) 420-2168.
Are You a Poultry Farmer Trying to Save Money?
Then come check out the Farm Energy Efficiency Workshop to enhance your poultry operation’s energy efficiency. The program will be held Wednesday, April 2 at the Prince Edward Agricultural Services Building at 100 Dominion Drive in Farmville, VA from 9:00am til 3:00pm. This program is free of charge and lunch will be provided, but please register by March 31 by contacting Arlene Hines at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 968-4024.
Virginia Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the Virginia Horse Industry Board and the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council will be holding the annual Southern Piedmont Equine Extravaganza on Saturday, April 5th at the Goochland campus of Reynolds Community College. Keynote speakers include Dr. Scott Pleasant and Travis Burns from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Chris Teutsch from the Southern Piedmont AREC. Topics and demonstrations include parasite control, fecal egg counts, shoeing, hoof problems, forages, feed management, and preparing horses for participation in the sport of mounted shooting. See the flyer for more details, hope to see you there! You may email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to request a PDF copy of the flyer.
Mark your calendar for the Equine Extravaganza on April 5th at the Goochland campus of Reynolds Community College. Speakers include Dr. Scott Pleasant and farrier Travis Burns of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as well as Dr. Chris Teustch, Rachel Grosse, Laura Siegle, and a member of the Gunnin’ and Runnin’ Mounted Shooting Club. Speakers will provide discussions and demonstrations related to hoof problems, shoeing, parasite control, fecal egg counts, forages, feed management, and mounted shooting.
Flyer and details will be posted soon. For questions or to be notified when event registration opens, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.