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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.
Two locations on Monday, March 21, 2016!
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 www.deercreeksimmental.com
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: http://www.quakerhillfarm.com/
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: http://knollcrestfarm.com/
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.
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
Looking for anyone for hire who will seed pasture using a no-till drill this fall. Please contact Sue Storbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org and phone (804) 708-9495.
Here is the latest ag newsletter… and it’s jam-packed with lots of information. Enjoy!
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.