June Business Meeting

June 20, 2017

Don’t forget the SVMGA June business meeting, Thursday June 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

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Seminar on Evaluating Meat Goat Breeds

June 12, 2017

Dr. Richard Browning of Tennessee State University will speak Saturday July 22, 2017, at the Halifax County Agricultural Marketing Center, 1001 Farmway Lane (Route 922), Halifax, VA 24558 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Browning grew up raising and showing Red Brahman cattle in southeast Texas. He earned his PhD from Texas A&M University in animal reproduction and genetics. He has been evaluating meat goat breeds in Tennessee since 2002. He will discuss the results of his research on how the choice of doe breed affects herd performance. Lunch will be provided. There is no charge for this program, however registration is required. The deadline for registration is July 14, 2017.

To register for this event, please contact Rebekah Slabach, Agriculture Extension Agent, (434) 476-2147 or rslabach@vt.edu.

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May Business Meeting Minutes Posted

June 2, 2017

Click here to view the minutes from the May SVMGA business meeting.

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April Business Meeting Minutes Posted

May 26, 2017

Click here to view the April 2017 business meeting minutes.

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May Business Meeting

May 22, 2017

Don’t forget this month’s business meeting!

Gene Dill, owner and operator of Hollering Hill Auction in Nathalie, VA, will share his ideas and goals for his new operation at the May business meeting Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

All members and the general public are invited to attend.

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Consignment Sale Results / Upcoming Business Meeting

May 18, 2017

Thanks to all of the volunteers that made the sale run smoothly.  You did an awesome job in unpleasant weather.

There were 246 animals sold for a gross payment of $23,560.50 to consignees.

One late fee, one tag application fee and three membership fees were also collected.

The prices were:
$2.00 kids
$1.10 adult goats
$1.85 lambs
$.80 adult sheep

The next sale will probably be late August to early September. Date to be announced later.

Mr. Gene Dill, owner & operator of Hollering Hill Auction in Nathalie, VA, will share his ideas and goals for his new operation at the May business meeting Thursday May 25th at 7:00PM.

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Speaker at May Business Meeting

May 10, 2017

Gene Dill, owner & operator of Hollering Hill Auction in Nathalie, VA, will share his ideas and goals for his new operation in Halifax County at the May business meeting.

The public is invited to join SVMGA members to hear Mr. Dill talk about his new auction house, on Thursday, May 25, 7:00 p.m., at the Halifax County Agriculture Center, 1001 Farm Way Lane, Scottsburg, 24589.

For more information, contact Kimley Blanks, 434-476-3300 ext 3331 or email Kimley.Blanks@co.halifax.va.us.

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