"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"We want to ensure our farm is viable for future generations, how can we accomplish this goal?"
"What opportunities can I take part in to diversify my berry market?"
"We are new to agriculture, how do we go about finding events and activities that would be a benefit to us in our area?"
"I am the third generation farmer of a large Holstein dairy, how do I stay up-to-date with the new initiatives in the dairy industry?"
"Currently I have a 9-5 job, but agriculture is becoming a hobby of mine. How can I make this hobby a reality and turn it into a part-time or full-time lifestyle?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"

Calendar of Events

This week:

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Dairy Management Institute
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Forestry/Agroforestry
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Beginning Beekeeping Classes
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Youth Dairy Showing and Fitting Workshop
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Dairy Management Institute
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2017 Christmas Tree Primer
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Cover Crop Demonstration Workshop
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Forestry/Agroforestry
Saturday, April 01, 2017 - Virginia Spring Holstein Show

Next week/Upcoming:

Monday, April 03, 2017 - Farm Management Institute
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - Women and Land Conservation Learning Circle
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - StrikeForce County Workshop Series

Recent Updates

  • Be curious, not judgemental, a great reminder that things are not always what they seem, on this week's blog.
  • Ladies!  Are you looking for advice from another female in agriculture?  Check out our Women in Agriculture page for a list of women who have oh so generously agreed to be a mentor for other women in ag!
  • Young, Beginning and Minority Farmers - did you know that we have a section of resources just for you??  And we've just added some "Practical Wisdom" articles featuring advice from experience producers.  You can find it here.  Looking for some information?  Let us know and we'll do our best to help you find the answers to your questions!
  • Ever wondered what else corn can be used for other than food?  Check out our "I'm All Ears" Infographic in ourTeaching Materials for a list of just some of the ways that corn can be used!

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