Website to Become Static

October 31, 2017

The SVMGA website will not be updated until the organization can find a new webmaster and host for the site.

If you’re an SVMGA member, you will receive e-mail notifications about upcoming meetings and sales.

If you are not a member, go to this site’s “About” page and learn how to become a member or how to contact the organization’s administration.

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October Business Meeting

October 24, 2017

Don’t forget the SVMGA business meeting this Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Halifax Ag Center.  This meeting will feature the second of a two-part presentation from the Maryland Small Ruminate Program on genetic selection.

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Hollering Hill Auctions

October 19, 2017

Hollering Hill Auction opens its door for the first of their weekly auctions this Thursday, October 19.

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 pm followed by the first auction at 4:30 pm and you are invited to attend!  The items to be auctioned weekly are livestock, flowers, vegetables, hay and farm equipment.

The auction is located at:

Hollering Hill Auction

4108 Hunting Creek Road

Nathalie, VA 24577

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Hope to see you there!

Kimley A. Blanks, MBA

Halifax County, VA

Email:  kimley.blanks@co.halifax.va.us

Post Office Box 699

1030 Cowford Road, Suite LL1

Halifax, Virginia  24558

434.476.3300 ext. 3331


Bits and Pieces

October 7, 2017

There are two meeting scheduled in October … Thursday, October 12, and Thursday, October 26.  A two-part presentation from the Maryland Small Ruminate Program on genetic selection will be presented.

Also, the first auction at the new Hollering Hill Auction in the Nathalie community is scheduled for Thursday, October 19.

The Greater Appalachian Sheep & Goat Improvement Initiative has been expanded to the following counties:

Bland

Carroll

Floyd

Franklin

Grayson

Henry

Patrick

Wythe

Bedford

Campbell

Halifax

Pittsylvania

This is a cost share program.  Contact your local extension agent for additional information.

Reminder:  The next consignment sale is scheduled for Friday, November 10.

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Sheep Field Day and Ram Lamb Sale

September 15, 2017


November Consignment Sale

September 15, 2017


August Business Meeting

August 23, 2017

This is just a reminder of the regular SVMGA meeting Thursday, August 23, 2017 at the Halifax Co Ag Building, 7:00 PM.  The next consignment sale will be discussed.

Hope to see you there.

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