Virginia State Feed Association  - February 12-13, 2020 - The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
Virginia State Feed Association  - February 12-13, 2020 -The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
General Information

The Virginia State Feed Association and the Beef and Dairy Departments are pleased to announce their 2020 jointly sponsored convention. The convention features topics of interest to nutritionists, feed mill managers and progressive dairy and beef producers. Learn about animal nutrition, feed grain markets, transportation, feed and management strategies and an update on the Washington DC scene. There will also be a report from Virginia Tech by Dr. Alan Grant.


  • Global insights into milk, meat and commodity prices.
  • Forecasts by nationally recognized speakers on issues affecting animal agriculture.
  • Current strategies for improving dairy herd nutrition through improved ration formulation, feed management and dairy calf management.
  • Presentations from nationally recognized experts in forage evaluation, animal behavior and feeding management.


  • Feed industry personnel
  • Nutritional consultants
  • Dairy and beef producers
  • Anyone working with farm crop and feeding decisions.


The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) will award 9 ARPAS CEUs for this course to ARPAS members. ARPAS members in attendance should apply for credit using the ARPAS website

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For more information about the content of the course, please contact Mr. Bob Threewitts at (540) 908-7767, email:, or Dr. Gonzalo Ferreira at (540) 231-1965, email: For more information about registration, call the Conference Registrar, Continuing and Professional Education at (540) 231-5182.

Please note: Each of the focus sessions on Thursday will highlight timely topics on each of the species.

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