Veterinary Extension Service

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Working through Virginia Cooperative Extension, VA-MD Vet Med's extension activities fulfill Virginia Tech's land-grant mission by interpreting knowledge and research developed by Virginia Tech and other land-grant universities to deliver science-based veterinary health information to interested parties who strive to maintain the health and productivity of their horses and food animals.

Veterinary Extension services are provided through the Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Please contact your local Extension office to request assistance.

2021 Virginia Tech Beef Producers
Beef Cattle Health Conference

A Series of Virtual Webinars

Sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and VA-MD Vet Med's Production Management Medicine
Virginia Tech Beef Conference 2021
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Tuesday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. — Beef Production Health

Dr. John Currin: Beef Cattle Benchmarking
Dr. Sierra Guynn: The VCPR and Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Hannah Varnell: Making Smart Culling Decisions
Facilitated by Dr. Terry Swecker

Webinar on Zoom

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m. — Individual Health Problems

Dr. Meghan Brookhart: The Thin Cow
Dr. Kevin Pelzer: The Cold Calf
Dr. Hollie Schramm: The Lame Cow
Facilitated by Dr. John Currin

Webinar on Zoom

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. — Timely Topics: Beef Production in Virginia

Dr. Laura Hungerford: Bovine Coronavirus
Dr. Kevin Lahmers: Theileria in Virginia: An Update
Dr. Jamie Stewart: New Bull Breeding Soundness Exam Guidelines
Facilitated by Dr. Sherrie Clark

Webinar on Zoom

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Veterinary Extension Specialty Areas and Personnel

Extension Publications and Resources

Virginia Cooperative Extension provides the following resources: