Schedule 2020

Friday, August 28 

New this year:  Bus tours to see local farms, seedstock operations, and Virginia Tech.  Buses will leave from the Hotel Roanoke at 12:30 p.m. (no lunch service).  The dinner hosted by Virginia Simmental Association will be Friday evening at Virginia Tech’s Kentland Farm (~1-hour bus ride from the hotel).  

Tour Schedule

12:30 p.m. Board bus and leave Roanoke

1:30 p.m. Arrive at the farm of Tim Sutphin and family

2:30 p.m. Leave Sutphin farm and travel to Virginia Tech

3:15 p.m. Arrive at Virginia Tech, tour campus, and livestock barns

4:00 p.m. Leave Virginia Tech and travel to McDonald Farms

4:20 p.m. Arrive at McDonald Farms

5:30 p.m. Leave McDonald Farms and travel to Virginia Tech- Kentland Farm

5:50 p.m. Arrive at Kentland Farm

6:00 p.m.- Information on Kentland Farm and the beef herd and research

6:30 p.m.- Feet and leg scoring demonstration (VA Tech and ASA)

7:00 p.m.- Dinner and music

8:45 p.m. Board bus and travel to Roanoke

9:45 p.m. Arrive at Hotel Roanoke 


Saturday, August 29

Day-long Educational Symposium at the Hotel Roanoke

Happy Hour with appetizers to follow at the Hotel Roanoke 

Dinner on your own


Sunday, August 30  

Board Meeting begins with open committee meetings


Monday, August 31 

Board Meeting continues with staff and committee reports


Tuesday, September 1 

Board voting


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