May 30, 2014
The SVMGA Marketing Committee reported that 96 animals were sold at the May 17, 2014 consignment sale.
The sale prices were $1.90/lb. for kids, $0.90 for cull does and $1.00 for bucks. Lambs sold for $1.65/lb., with cull ewes $0.65 and cull rams $0.75.
The total for goats was $6,015.00 and $2,144.75 for lambs, for a sale total of $8,159.75.
No date has been set for the next sale.
May 30, 2014
The minutes from the SVMGA May 2014 business meeting are posted here.
May 14, 2014
The minutes from the April SVMGA business meeting are posted here.
Bill Crews will give a brief report on the Marketing Committee’s meeting with Kenny Raiford, Dept of Corrections Agribusiness Operations Director, at the May 22, 2014 SVMGA business meeting.
There will be an open discussion afterwards concerning a potential new marketing opportunity. All members are urged to attend and participate in the discussion.
May 7, 2014
Be sure to mark this event in your calendar!
The June SVMGA business meeting will be held Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Hudson Heritage Farms, 14242 River Road, Elmo, VA, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. After the “field meeting,” there will be guest speakers and a farm tour (details will be posted on the website when they are finalized).
All members and emerging goat/sheep farmers are encouraged to attend. We hope to see you there!