Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 14:23
A one-day “Beef Facilities Conference” will be Nov. 21 to share current research findings and discuss building management and cattle performance. Early bird registration ends Nov. 14. Early-bird registration is $40 per person.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 14:02
ISU Extension and Outreach and the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District are hosting a tour Nov. 19 at the Paul Overman beef feedlot and the Wayne and Wade Brunsman dairy farms north of Dyersville.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 09:43
Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host three Iowa cover crop field days in mid-November. The field days will focus on using cover crops to aid in the reduction of soil erosion and improving soil health as part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:37
More Iowa farmers are planting cover crops late in the growing season, a practice the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy identified as one way to help protect Iowa’s water quality. Iowa's nutrient reduction plan is voluntary, which means it is not regulated. However – it is not optional.
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 09:48
The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be Dec. 4 and 5 at the Iowa State Center. Early registration is encouraged to guarantee enrollment.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 13:44
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists will host crop production and recommendation update meetings in December at two locations; Dec. 2 in Iowa City and Dec. 11 in Ames.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:59
Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host two cover crops field days in early November. Field days will be held in Amana Nov. 7 and near Plainfield Nov. 12.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 10:12
Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® 2.0 Advisors at a session offered at Iowa State University by the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) on Nov. 26.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 08:35
New extension beef specialist Patrick Wall will serve southeast Iowa livestock producers as their connection to Iowa State University and the Iowa Beef Center. He brings industry experience and expertise that complement and strengthen Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational efforts to Iowa’s beef industry.
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 08:25
A new USDA rule requiring official identification for all interstate commerce went into effect March 11, 2013. It requires official identification and an official certificate of veterinary inspection for nearly all livestock crossing state lines for exhibitions, rodeos, shows and similar events.