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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.(Benjamin Franklin)

  Our Commitment:  The Education Committee of VAOBA understands that research and education are the most important steps one can take when starting or continuing any livestock business.  With this premise in mind, the Committee, with cooperative efforts by our VAOBA members, will promote and support the alpaca community with articles, seminars, newsletters, networking website, surveys, shows and other educational mechanisms as deemed appropriate and value enhancing.

  It is our intention that this site will provide the general public with information that will spark enthusiasm and interest in alpacas, the alpaca lifestyle, general business models/opportunities for starting an alpaca farm, and links to existing VAOBA farmers in Virginia.


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