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Gordon Groover (xgrover@vt.edu), Extension Economist, Farm Management, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

October

15

 Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Outlook on U.S. Economy.  11:00-11:45 AM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

20 

An Introduction to Grass-based Dairying.  Topics include economics of grass-based dairying on the East Coast, and examples of limited and complete conversion to grazing.  Contact the Augusta Agriculture Extension Office by phone at (540) 245-5750 for information.

22 

Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Outlook on U.S. Dairy Industry.  11:00-11:45 AM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

23-24

Mid-Atlantic Grass-Finished Livestock Conference.  Holiday Inn Conference Center, Staunton.  Contact Margaret Kenney by phone at (434) 292-5331 or by email at makenny@vt.edu

29 

Outlook on French/European Union Dairy Markets and Trade.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  11:00-11:45 AM.  Bonus Presentation on Livestock Revenue Protection.  1:00-2:00 PM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

29 

Local Foods Workshop – Getting Your Product Sold.  Central Virginia.  See flyer on page 15.

 

November

2-3 

Income Tax Seminar.  Richmond I.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $270; after October 1:  $300.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

4-5 

Income Tax Seminar.  Staunton.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $250; after October 1:  $280.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Outlook on Farm Energy / Bio-Fuels / Grain Outlook.  11:00-11:45 AM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

9-10 

Linking Urban and Rural Communities, the 7th Annual Small Farm Family Conference. Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, Richmond, VA. Contact  Andy Hankins, 524-5960 Fax (804) 524-5714 or by e-mail cstreetman@vsu.edu.

9-10 

Income Tax Seminar.  Bristol.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $250; after October 1:  $280.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

11-12

Income Tax Seminar.  Roanoke.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $250; after October 1:  $280.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

12 

Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Outlook on Input Costs.    11:00-11:45 AM.  Bonus Presentation on Gross Margin Protection for Dairy Producers.  1:00-2:00 PM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

16-17

Income Tax Seminar.  Falls Church Express.  General Session:  7:30 AM – 3:45 PM.  Cost:  $280; after October 1:  $310.  No farm session or ethics session offered at this location.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

18-19

Income Tax Seminar.  Lynchburg.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $250; after October 1:  $280.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

19

Marketing 101 Producer Workshop.  10:00-10:45 AM.  Outlook on 2010 American Farm Outlook – General Health of U.S. Agriculture Industry.  11:00-11:45 AM.  Contact Mike Roberts by phone at (804) 733-2686 or by email at mrob@vt.edu

30-Dec. 1

 Income Tax Seminar.  Reston.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $280; after October 1:  $310.  No farm session is offered at this location.  Ethics session offered on Day 1 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

 

December

2-3 

Income Tax Seminar.  Fredericksburg.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $270; after October 1:  $300.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1. Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

7-8

Income Tax Seminar.  Williamsburg.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $270; after October 1:  $300.  A two-hour farm session is offered on Day 1.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

9-10

Income Tax Seminar.  Chesapeake.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $270; after October 1:  $300.  No farm session is offered at this location.  Ethics session offered on Day 1 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

14-15 

Income Tax Seminar.  Richmond II.  General Session:  8:30 AM – 4:45 PM; Evening Session:  5:00-7:00 PM.  Cost:  $270; after October 1:  $300.  No farm session is offered at this location.  Ethics session offered on Day 2 is $20 extra.  Contact Income Tax School Registrar by phone at (540) 231-3306 or by email at vttax@vt.edu.

 

February 2010

5-12

North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA) Annual Convention.  Lancaster, PA.  Please see their web site for details as they become available at http://www.nafdma.com/. 

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Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Alan L. Grant, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Jewel E. Hairston, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.

Date

October 7, 2009