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1998 Northern Piedmont Beef Conservation Field Day

Livestock Update, October 1998

Steve Hopkins, Extension Agent, Animal Science, Orange County Extension Office, 540-672-1361

  1998 Northern Piedmont Beef Conservation Field Day  
Friday, October 23, 1998

8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Joe Henshaw, Farm Manager


8:00 a.m.    Registration
9:00 a.m.Welcome and Introductions
Brad Jarvis, Extension Agent Welcome to the Farm
Joe Henshaw, Manager of Farm
9:15 a.m. Morning Program
Field day participants will rotate to different tour stops having the option of choosing 4 out of 7 stops
12:15 p.m. Lunch (compliments of sponsors)
1:00 p.m. Lunch Speaker - New Opportunities to Install Conservation Practices on Your Farm -- David Brickley, Director of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
1:45 p.m. Heifer and Bull Selection Demonstration A hands-on animal evaluation demonstration will be conducted by Bill McKinnon, Dr. Scott Greiner, and Dr. John Hall from Virginia Tech to show the proper type heifers to select for your breeding herd, and the correct bull to use for different breeding situations.
2:30 p.m. Adjourn

There is no charge for lunch, but in order to help us plan, please contact your local Extension Office or the Orange County Extension Office at 540-672-1361 no later than Monday, October 19, to make reservations.
Directions to the Field Day
From Madison, Va: Follow Route 231 North for approximately 4 miles, the farm entrance will be on the right.
Sponsored By
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Virginia Cattlemen's Association, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Culpeper SWCD

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