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December 3, 2019

Steve grew up on a Holstein dairy in Rockwell, NC located in north central Cabarrus County in the Piedmont region; George Pless and Sons Dairy   His grandfather, the family patriarch who is now 91 years old started the dairy which has evolved as new technologies have b...

The Virginia Junior Holstein Association took 12 junior members to Appleton, Wisconsin at the end of June for the National Holstein Convention. They had an outstanding time competing and represented Virginia extremely well! The van-load of kids left on Saturday and sto...

June 6, 2019

Charles Franklin Smith (also known as Chot, Charlie, and Pop), 94 passed away on June 4, 2019 at his home, Cool Lawn Farm, Remington. He was born on December 5, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up on My Lady’s Manor Farm, Monkton, MD a son of Ross E. Smith and Minn...

May 8, 2019

Obituary for William David Hughes

William David “Bill” Hughes, 85, of Mount Solon, died Monday (April 29, 2019) in his home. 

Born November 20, 1933 in Lyons, N.Y., he was a son of Hugh Merrill Hughes and Mildred (Wilkins) Hughes.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and a lif...

November 20, 2017

This year’s annual meeting was held at Dayton United Methodist Church. The morning program included a presentation by Richard Fitzgerald on “Nutrient Management for the 21st Century.” Committee reports were shared with goals and activities for the new year. Proceeding...

August 28, 2017

*For more pictures from the Summer Show click Here*

This year’s Virginia Holstein Summer show was held Saturday, August 5 at the Rockingham County fairgrounds in Harrisonburg. It was a beautiful summer day that ran smoothly.  Judge Tim Abbott, from Enosburg Falls, Vermo...

June 25, 2017

Witching Hour Farm, Gretna Va.

JD Brown, Arin Brown, Jordin Brown, JD Brown II

The Brown Family has been involved in showing for many years.  JD grew up in 4-H with beef cattle, Dairy and swine.  JD grew up on a thoroughbred farm in Woodbine MD.  JD became friends with t...

December 15, 2015

 

Jeremy D. McDonald

Died: December 11, 2015

 

Jeremy Dwayne McDonald, 39, of Middletown, Virginia, died Friday, December 11, 2015.

 

Mr. McDonald was born in 1976, in Winchester, Virginia, the son of Gary W. and Sharon R. McDonald. Jeremy was a graduate of Sherando High Sch...

November 3, 2015

**Republished with permission from Southeastern Holstein News**

 

Whispering Oaks Farm

Seth and Ruth Jamison and Family

 

 

Rocky Mount, VA

By Sue Puffenbarger

 

Running a family dairy is not an individual endeavor.  It takes a community of dedicated people and a strong family...

October 29, 2015

 

Ms. Barbara Clary

7/11/1944 – 10/17/2015

 

 

Barbara Louise Clary, age 71, of Richmond, Va. passed away October 17, 2015. Barbara was recently retired from her company Ownby Auction and Realty. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harvie and Annie Clary; her sister E...
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