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Beef 20/20: Envisioning Your Cattle Herd

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am


This June, Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) is offering three workshops to help you plan and establish your cattle herd. Join VCE Loudoun at the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center to learn about beef production and join us for lunch! Register at bit.ly/VCEBeef22.

    • June 3, 9:30 AM.  Choosing, Sizing, and Marketing the Right Herd for You.  A classroom program for start-up producers and those early in their beef operations.  Topics include operations types, breed characteristics, herd expansion alternatives, and marketing model considerations.
    • June 3, 11:30 AM.  Adjusting Current Production and Marketing Models.  A classroom program for experienced beef producers thinking critically about herd efficiencies, breeding methods, and marketing strategies.
    • June 17, 9:30 AM. Assisted Reproduction Workshop.  A hands-on workshop for producers considering artificial insemination as a means to improve their herd.  This program entails working with cattle reproduction tracts and observing the insemination of heifers.

For questions about Beef 20/20, reach out to Jim Hilleary at james58@vt.edu. For questions about registration, e-mail Jess at jyon28@vt.edu or call 571-367-8324.

This event is made possible by the: Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and our sponsors, CFC Farm & Home Center, and Blueridge Cattlemen’s Association.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Loudoun Extension office at 703-777-0373/TDD* during business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.


June 3
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Virginia Tech MARE Center
5527 Sullivan Road
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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