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.

Extension publications and resources

2021 Virginia Tech Beef Producers Beef Cattle Health Conference

A series of webinars sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and VA-MD Vet Med's Production Management Medicine

Beef Producers Health Conference 2021
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Beef Production Health

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
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

Individual Health Problems

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Meghan Brookhart: The Thin Cow
Dr. Kevin Pelzer: The Cold Calf
Dr. Hollie Schramm: The Lame Cow
Facilitated by Dr. John Currin

Timely Topics: Beef Production in Virginia

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
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

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