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Loudoun County Virginia - Beef 20 20 Envisioning Your Cattle Herd 20 May 2022 ( news )
Loudoun County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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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 to join us for lunch!
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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
, reach out to Jim Hilleary at
. For questions about registration , e - mail Jess at
or call 571 - 367 - 8324 .
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 .
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