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Virginia Charolais Field Day And State Sale

Livestock Update, October 2002

Dan E. Eversole, Extension Animal Scientist, VA Tech

Friday, November 1, 2002

The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will be hosting the Virginia Charolais Field Day and State Sale on Friday, November 1, 2002, at the Beef Cattle Center in Blacksburg, VA. An excellent program and free BBQ lunch have been planned for your enjoyment. Please make your plans now to attend the State Charolais Field Day and the Fall Herd Improvement Sale.

Field Day Agenda
9-11 am Registration and Contests (Coffee and donuts)

11-11:30 am

Introductions and Welcome
Dr. Dan Eversole, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Sciences
Dr. Mark McCann, Department Head
Mr. William Thompson, VCA President
Dr. Richard Clark, AICA President
Mr. Ralph Reynolds, AICA Director
Mr. Robert Tibbs, AICA Director

11:30 am-12:30 pm 'Business Side of Beef' Mr. J. Neil Orth, Executive Vice President, AICA

12:30-1:15 pm BBQ Lunch (Served by students from the Block and Bridle Club)

1:15-1:30 pm Contest Awards and Door Prizes - Dr. Dan Eversole

1:30-3:00 pm Viewing of Sale Cattle

3:00 pm Fall Herd Improvement Sale

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