Don’t forget the SVMGA June business meeting, Thursday June 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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:
$1.10 adult goats
$.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.