There will be no SVMGA business meeting during August, so that members can attend the Virginia and North Carolina Forage and Grassland Council’s Southern Piedmont Summer Forage Tour, Thursday, August 23rd, from 2:30 to 6:30 at Triple Creek Ranch, 1143 Clarksville Road, Virgilina, VA, 24598.
Triple Creek Ranch is a family farm owned by Dr. and Mrs. Henry Poore, and managed by their son Dr. Matt Poore and their grandsons Korey Muller and Noah Bowman.
There is no cost for the tour if you pre-register by August 10th, by calling Margaret Kenny at 434-292-5331 or e-mailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not pre-register, it’s $10 per person at the door.
The conference and farm tour will focus on grazing, riparian buffers, marketing local grass-fed meat, pasture pod irrigation etc. Dinner will also be served at the event.
This tour is approved for Virginia Beef Quality Assurance re-certification.
Click here for a copy of the forage tour flyer, which includes directions. Additional information about this event can be found at the Halifax Ext. Office or www.vaforages.org.