August 19, 2013
The monthly SVMGA business meeting will be Thursday, August 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Halifax Ag Center. We will be discussing future sales as well as a proposed idea to change our scheduled monthly meetings to quarterly meetings beginning in January 2014.
All members are encouraged to attend, and as always, guests are welcome.
August 17, 2013
The registration fee for the September 6, 2013 field day, Transitioning into Organic Meat Goat Production, held at Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm, will be waived for members of SVMGA.
If you are interested in taking advantage of this offer from Virginia State, contact SVMGA president Denise Hudson.
August 2, 2013
In the very near future, the historic, 207-year-old Congressional Cemetery in the nation’s capital will be neatened up by a herd of hoofed helpers.
To read the full story, click here.
August 2, 2013
Virginia State University is hosting the Transitioning into Production and Marketing conference for small ruminant producers, Friday, September 6, 2013, 8a to 3p at Virginia State.
For more information or to register, click here.
August 1, 2013
The SVMGA consignment sale scheduled for August 17 has been postponed to September 28, 2013. All other details concerning the sale remain the same and can be accessed here.
The SVMGA marketing committee determined that the market for goats is down in August, so they decided to postpone the sale until late September.