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2009 State Fair of Virginia
Youth Market Lamb, Commercial Ewe Lamb and Market Beef
Nomination Schedule

Livestock Update, May 2009

Scott P. Greiner, Ph.D., Extension Animal Scientist, VA Tech

Locations for identification of lambs and market beef animals for the 2009 State Fair of Virginia Youth Sheep Show have been set.  Nominations will take place at various locations around the state in late June.  All youth who plan to exhibit market lambs. commercial ewe lambs, and/or market steers or market heifers at the 2009 State Fair of Virginia are required to bring their animals to one of the following sites for identification:

Date & Time

Location (for directions to a nomination site, please call site contact person)

Shenandoah Valley - Contact Person: Jason Carter, (540) 245-5750,

Friday, June 19
3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Virginia Tech Shenandoah Valley Ag Res. & Ext. Center
Steeles Tavern, VA

Saturday, June 27
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Rockingham Livestock Market
Harrisonburg, VA

Northern Virginia - Contact Person: Corey Childs, (703) 777-0373,

Monday, June 22
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Clarke County Fairgrounds
Berryville, VA

Central Virginia - Contact Person: Brad Jarvis, (540) 948-6881,; Kelly Mallory, (540) 948-6881,

Monday, June 22
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Young Farmers Grounds
Madison, VA

Southside Virginia - Contact Person: Todd Scott, (434) 332-9538,

Friday, June 26 (MKT BEEF CALL AHEAD)
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Appomattox High School
Appomattox, VA

Southwest Virginia - Contact Person: Matthew Miller, (276) 783-5175,; Jason Pratt, (540) 980-7761,

Saturday, June 20 (MKT BEEF CALL AHEAD)
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Southwest Virginia 4-H Center
Abingdon, VA

Thursday, June 25
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Virginia Tech Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena
Blacksburg, VA

Monday, June 29 (LAMBS ONLY)

in conjunction with Southwest VA Lamb Symposium
New River Valley Fairgrounds, Dublin, VA

Tidewater Region - Contact Person: Cynthia Gregg, (434) 848-2151,

Wednesday, June 18
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Southside Livestock Market
Blackstone, VA

Thursday, June 24 (LAMBS ONLY)
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Virginia Tech Tidewater Center Research Farm
near Holland, VA

Nomination procedures:

For further information:
       Youth Sheep Show contact Dr. Scott Greiner, Virginia Tech, phone 540-231-9159, e-mail

       Youth Beef Show contact Dr. Mark Wahlberg, Virginia Tech, phone 540-231-9161, e-mail

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