Small Ruminant Field Day

October 14, 2016

The annual Small Ruminant Field Day will be held at VSU Randolph Farm in Petersburg, VA on October 21, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information, click here.

For the field day agenda, click here.


North Carolina Production Goat Sale

October 12, 2016

The Boer Goat Association of North Carolina will be holding its annual production goat sale on November 5, 2016 at the Rowan County Fairgrounds.

For more information, go to


September Meeting Minutes

October 5, 2016

Here are the minutes from the September SVMGA business meeting.


2016 Small Farm Symposium

September 27, 2016

The 2016 Small Farm Symposium will be held November 16, 2016 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville, Va.  The even will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

SVMGA member Denise Hudson of Hudson Heritage Farms will be giving a talk in the morning on “Value Added.”

Halifax County extension agent Ashley M. Nauta will also be giving a morning talk on “Marketing.”

To register for the symposium, click here.

To see or download the symposium flyer, click here.




August Business Meeting Minutes

September 22, 2016

The minutes of the August SVMGA business meeting are posted here.


Sheep and Goat Seminar

September 19, 2016

Dr. Susan Schoenian, renowned Sheep and Goat Specialist for the University of Maryland will speak on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Halifax County Agricultural Center from 10:00 to 3:00.  Dr. Schoenian’s topics will include: Care of orphaned kids & lambs, feed cost management, and parasite control.  Lunch will be provided. There is no charge for this program.

If you will attend the Saturday program, please call or text Pam Alderson at 703-785-8495 or email her at


September Business Meeting

September 19, 2016

Don’t forget – the September SVMGA business meeting is this Thursday, September 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax County Ag Center.