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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 12:56

The 4-State Beef Conference will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, at six locations, including two in Iowa — the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis or Southwest Iowa Community College in Creston.

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:31

Ag Decision Maker, one of the most visited Iowa State University Extension and Outreach websites, has a new look. The decision-oriented agricultural business website now showcases new and emerging issues within farm management.

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:09

Equine business professionals can connect with land-grant universities, equine business experts, networking opportunities and other invaluable resources by participating in the new, online Equine Business Short Course series. The series is offered at no charge.

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 10:55

The Master Equine Manager Program is offering a functional anatomy workshop for equine owners and professionals that is centered around a guided dissection of a horse.

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 08:54

Nine Iowa locations are offering the Annie's Project course this winter. The educational program is dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 15:39

Feed efficiency is a major component in the profitability of any beef operation. That's why it’s the focus of the first day of the Driftless Region Beef Conference on Jan. 31.

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 15:02

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Farm Bureau are teaming up to deliver current market and management information to Iowa livestock farmers in these challenging times. The “Managing Through Stress: A Livestock Information Event” will be held Monday, Feb.  4.

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 14:41

A full day of information awaits the attendees of the 2013 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa on Jan. 19. This year’s program focuses on topics designed to help producers recognize options and opportunities in a variety of areas based on past weather-related conditions.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 08:40

The Feedlot Forum 2013 will be held at a new location, Terrace View Event Center just south of Sioux Center, on Jan. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The forum will address a variety of new beef issues– animal welfare audits, new feed processing methods, global trade and formula pricing – facing feedlot producers in 2013.