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May 21, 2015
Sheep/Goat Parasite Management Workshop at VSU

Virginia State University’s Small Ruminant Program
VSU”s Randolph Farm, 4415 River Road, Ettrick

Limited to the first 16 registrants, the training session will be conducted by Dr. Dahlia O’Brien, VSU small ruminant extension specialist.  Workshop topics will address internal parasite challenges and control methods.

Participants will engage in hand-on opportunities associated with pasture management and grazing techniques, use of chemical deworming and diagnostic tools, and improved nutrition and breeding.

A $15 per person registration fee includes lunch and workshop materials.  To register online, visit www.agriculture.vsu.edu.  For more information, contact Mollie Klein at 804.524.5960 or email mklein@vsu.edu.

June 6-7, 2015
Lafayette’s Hermione Voyage 2015
Main Street
Yorktown, VA
Virginia’s Finest Exhibitor Opportunities
Vendor Contact:  Don Willis
Phone:  757.877.2933
E-mail:  VillageEvents@cox.net

June 16, 2015
Small Farm Berry & Vegetable Field Day
VSU Randolph Farm
4415 River Road
Petersburg, VA
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beginning and experienced farmers will learn from Cooperative Extension Specialists about the latest research, trends and proven techniques for maximizing farm profits on limited acreage. USDA representatives will be on hand to explain how government resources can open doors for small farmers. Visit farm-related exhibitors and enjoy an Iron Chef competition demonstrating how to prepare winning meals with locally grown produce. This event is FREE and includes a light breakfast and boxed lunch.  Click here to register.

To register by phone or email, contact Mark Klingman (mjklingman@vsu.edu) or call 804.524.5626.

November 13-14, 2015
The Virginia Aquaculture Conference
The Newport News Marriott at City Center, Newport News, VA

Whether you are an active shellfish or finfish culturist or thinking about starting an aquaculture business—this is the place to be! The conference provides an opportunity to learn about current and upcoming industry issues, explore new developments in culture technology, and interact with others with similar interests. The format includes a day and a half of shellfish and finfish/prawn content in concurrent sessions with an on-going trade show.  Early registration is $85.  For more information, visit our website or contact Karen Hudson at khudson@vims.edu or 804.684.7742.   

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