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Summer Forage Tour to take place on Goochland farm

GOOCHLAND—The Southern Piedmont Summer Forage Tour will take place July 21 at Dungeness Farm.

The property on the James River was home to Thomas Jefferson’s mother. It currently is used for beef cattle production.

The tour will include an overview of the farm, as well as information on breeding soundness exams; the role of cattle associations in value-added marketing; summer annuals for high-quality summer grazing; watering systems; and rotational stocking. The event has been approved for Category 90 private pesticide applicator and beef quality assurance recertification.

The tour is free to those who pre-register by July 14 and $10 afterward. For more information contact Margaret Kenny at 434-292-5331 or

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