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Dates to Remember

Livestock Update, June 2003

John B. Hall, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, VA Tech

BEEF

JULY
11-12 VA Cattlemen's Annual Meeting and Summer Roundup, Abingdon. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

4-H

JUNE
17-20 State 4-H Congress, VA Tech, Blacksburg. Contact: 4-H Department
24-25 State FFA Livestock Judging Contest, VA Tech, Blacksburg, Contact: Dan Eversole, (540)231-4738

JULY
19-28 State Fair Lamb Nominations, Various Locations. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

GENERAL

JULY
31 SVAREC Field Day, Steeles Tavern. Contact: David Fiske, (540)377-2255

HORSE

JULY
29-8/3 Southern Regional Championships, Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry, GA

SEPTEMBER
11-14 State 4-H Horse Show, Horse Center, Lexington

POULTRY

JUNE
18 4-H Congress Events Cookery/Presentation Contests (egg, chicken que, and turkey que) and Avian Bowl, VA Tech Student Baptist Center, Blacksburg. Contact: Curtis Novak, (540)231-5087 or Bruce Morris, (540)231-9160
23-26 State FFA Convention, Avian Bowl Contest for FFA Contestants interested in Poultry, VA Tech, Blacksburg. Contact: Curtis Novak, (540)231-5087 or Bruce Morris, (540)231-9160

SHEEP

JUNE
13-14 Eastern Stud Ram Show and Sale, Augusta Expoland, Fishersville. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

AUGUST
23 VA Performance Tested Ram Lamb Sale, 1:00 p.m., Shenandoah Valley AREC, Steeles Tavern. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

SWINE

JUNE
5-7 World Pork Expo, Des Moines, Iowa. Contact: Allen Harper, (757)657-6450, ext. 106



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