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Livestock Update, October 2003

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

BEEF

OCTOBER
8 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Augusta/Rockingham. 3:30pm 8:00pm. Contact: Troy Lawson (540-564-3080)

9 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Knoll Crest Farm, Red House. 5:30pm-9:00pm. Contact: Scott Reiter (434-332-9538)

10 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Hill Crest Farm, Delaplane. 9:00am-2:00pm. Contact: Keith Dickenson (540-341-7950)

18 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Tazewell. 1:00pm-5:00pm. Contact: Mike Harris (276-988-0405)

20 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. AREC, Steeles Tavern. 3:30pm-8:00pm. Contact: John Repair (540-463-4734)

23 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Russell/Scott. Contact: Scott Jessee (276-889-8056) or Scott Jerrell (276-452-2772)

28 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Southampton Fairgrounds, Courtland. 3:00pm-7:30pm. Contact: Rex Cotton (757-923-2050)

29 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Dinwiddie. 4:00pm-9:00pm. Contact: Mike Parrish (804-469-4514)

NOVEMBER
5 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Buckingham. 3:30pm-8:00pm. Contact: Mark Davis (434-969-4261)

6 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Waidsboro Ruritan Bldg. 10:00am-2:30pm. Contact: John Hamrick (540-483-5161)

7 VA Charolais Fall Sale, VA Tech, Blacksburg. Contact: Dan Eversole, (540)231-4738

17 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Smyth/Bland/Wythe. 4:30pm-8:30pm. Contact: Walter Robinson (276-783-5175)

19 Beef Quality Assurance Producer Certification. Ag Marketing Center, Halifax. Contact: Cynthia Gregg (434-848-2151).

DECEMBER
13 VA BCIA Culpeper Bull Sale. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

GENERAL

OCTOBER
31 Hokie Harvest Sale, VA Tech, Blacksburg. Contact: Dan Eversole, (540)231-4738

POULTRY

OCTOBER
4 State Fair of Virginia's Youth Market Poultry Show, Richmond. Contact: Curtis Novak, (540)231-5087 or http://www.apsc.vt.edu/Faculty/Novak/4H/4hpoultry/Market_Poultry.html

SHEEP

OCTOBER
9-10 Sheep Management Basics Workshop, VA Tech Sheep Center, Blacksburg. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159)

25 VA Bred Ewe Sale, Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Harrisonburg. Contact: Scott Greiner, (540)231-9159

SWINE

OCTOBER
4 VA State Fair Open Market Hog Show, Richmond. Contact: Allen Harper (757)657-6450, Ext. 106

5 VA State Fair Junior Market Hog Show, Richmond. Contact: Allen Harper (757)657-6450, Ext. 106



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