Welcome to the Virginia 4-H Dairy Youth Program homepage!

The dairy youth program offers many opportunities for dairy youth and volunteer leaders to increase their dairy knowledge and skill in four general areas: dairy industry knowledge, dairy cattle judging, dairy cattle fitting and showing, and and dairy industry promotion.



July 7-11, 2019
Southeast Youth Dairy Retreat, VA


Latest Results


2018 Dairy Youth Field Day

2018 June is Dairy Month 4-H Poster Contest Winners:

Junior Division

First place: Sarah Craun, Rockingham County

Second place: Grace Morrell, Henrico County

Third place: Liam Sloan, Arlington


Intermediate Division

First place: Marie-Clare des Rosiers, Shenandoah County

Second place: Teagan Lowery, Clarke County

Third place: Maggie Eaton, Shenandoah County


Honorable mention: Regan Jackson, Clarke County


Senior Division

First place: Shelly Underwood, Hanover County

Second place: Emmy Alvis, Goochland County

Third place: Mindi Freed, Rockingham County



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Dave Winston

Dave Winston
Dairy Science Department
2050 Litton-Reaves Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
FAX 540.231.5014

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The information on this website is provided to support and enhance educational programming for dairy youth in the Commonwealth.