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Here are a two cattle producer meetings we have coming up next month.  The Rockbridge Cattlemen’s Association summer field day, to be held on September 9th 2021 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Shenandoah Valley Agricultural Research and Extension Center/McCormick Farm in Raphine. The program topic is Pink-Eye Control – preventative measures and vaccines, fly control methods, treatments, and new study findings on pink eye mitigation.  The program speaker will be John Currin, DVM –Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.  The program cost is $12, payable to the Rockbridge Cattlemen’s Association.  Please register by calling or emailing Tom Stanley at stanleyt@vt.eduor 540-588-0241 or John Benner at benner89@vt.eduby September 3rd to ensure we have enough meals prepared. Attached is a program flyer with further details. 


On Tuesday, September 21, Virginia Cooperative Extension will host a Risk Management Seminar for Cattle Producers at 6:30 pm at the Rockingham Extension Office 965 Pleasant Valley Road, Harrisonburg, VA. The guest speaker will be Brandon Reeves, Executive Director of Virginia Cattlemen’s Association.  Virginia Cattlemen’s Association is exploring offering risk management protection both for Livestock Risk Protection and Pasture, Range and Forage insurance products.  This program is free and will include light desserts.  Please contact John Benner by Sept. 20 at benner89@vt.edu or 540-245-5750 ext. 2 to register for the program.  A program flyer is attached.