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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...

August 4, 2019

On Saturday, August 3th, the Virginia Holstein Summer show was held at the Rockingham County fairgrounds in Harrisonburg.  Judge Matt Hawbaker from Interstate heifer care in Clear Spring, Maryland placed over 60 head exhibited by both junior and adult Holstein members....

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...

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...

June 25, 2017

This year’s Virginia Spring Show was held on April 1, at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. The dairy barn was full as it was the largest in years with 86 head placed by Mary Creek, Palmyra Farm of Hagerstown, MD.  Judge Creek also presented a showing and fitting works...

March 12, 2014

The Shen-Valley Holstein Calf Chain Project application is now available.  The applications are due by April 11, 2014.

 

To download the application click here.

 

For questions please contact Rosemary Liskey.

 

Rosemary Liskey

540.820.5024

rose4vt@vt.edu

657 Cross Keys Rd.

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