VTDairy - Home of the Dairy Extension Program at Virginia Tech
Virginia State Fair
Jr Dairyman’s Contest - September 22, 2023
Dairy Show - September 23, 2023
October 3-4, 2023
2023 Stockmanship/Grazing Infrastructure Training, Weyers Cave
October 24, 2023
Dairy Calf Workshop, Rockingham County
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Current Dairy Industry Stats
Virginia June 2023 Mailbox Price: $19.95
last month → VA May 2023 Mailbox Price: $21.22
1 year ago → VA June 2022 Mailbox Price: $27.41
more mailbox prices...
VA Grade A Dairy Herds as of July 2023:
Cow: 368 | Goat: 1
VA Manufactured Grade Herds as of July 2023:
Cow: 2 | Goat: 13
General ItemDairy Financial Management
Holistic management strategies to assist farmers in successfully managing their agricultural operations through periods of high risk, volatility, and financial stress.
General ItemForage Quality & Management
Educational on-farm workshops and diverse extension fact-sheets along with educational videos.
General ItemMastitis and Milk Quality
Increase milk production, milk quality, and profitability with mastitis detection, control and prevention. Includes farm management improvements to prevent pathogen proliferation.
Get your replacements off to a good start to maximize your herd's future!
Determining Harvesting Time for Corn Silage