June 18, 2011
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Dewey Adams, a esteemed member of the Southern Virginia Meat Goat Association. He had recently incurred some health problems but his death was sudden.
The funeral will be held 2:00 p.m. June 18, at Clover Baptist Church in Clover. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Dewey will be greatly missed.
If you didn’t know Dewey, there is an interesting article about him in the SVMGA Archives. Click here to view.
June 15, 2011
The June 2011 SVMGA newsletter has been posted. You can view it on our Newsletters page, or by clicking here.
June 12, 2011
SVMGA FARM TOUR Saturday, June 18th, 10 AM at Hudson Heritage Farms 14242 River Road South Boston, VA 24592 (farm is located in the community of Elmo) – 434-753-9327 if you have any questions.
This is a chance to see a lot more than boers. Hudson Heritage Farms features Toggenburg goats as well as many different heritage breeds of livestock, including Scottish Highland cattle, Red Wattle hogs, Horned Dorset sheep and a Tibetan yak.
This is for SVMGA members. (In case of rain, this farm tour will be canceled.)
Note: Hudson Heritage Farms is a working establishment filled with large animals, lots of farm equipment and several dogs. Please, do not bring pets on the farm tour, and ensure that minors and city folk are adequately supervised to ensure their safety.
From South Boston: Take River Road heading towards Danville. Once you pass old Elmo Store (Birch/Elmo Road) you are almost there. Look for a small sign on the right side of the road for the farm (about 1/8 mile from old store). Turn right into driveway located in a hayfield, driving through field where you will be met at the power gate located under the big oak tree.
From HWY 58: Turn north at Turberville Fire Dept. onto Melon Road. Drive over the Dan river until you find Stebbins Road (first right after the Dan), and turn right. Stebbins Road dead ends into River Road where you will turn left. Once you pass old Elmo Store (Birch/Elmo Road) you are almost there. Look for a small sign on the right side of the road for the farm (about 1/8 mile from old store). Turn right into driveway located in a hayfield, driving through field where you will be met at the power gate located under the big oak tree.