Articles related to Livestock

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 09:51

Six publications in the series “Ethanol Coproducts for Beef Cattle” offer the latest information based on research and demonstration projects, and all are available for download from the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 09:45

The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to Iowa’s beef cattle industry for more than 40 years; now that information is provided at no charge thanks to a cooperative effort with KIIC Radio.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 09:22

To hear more about these as well as other timely topics presented by prominent figures in the beef industry, producers are encouraged to register soon for the Driftless Beef Conference that runs from 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 through 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:32

Register by Jan. 16 for SowBridge and PorkBridge, distance education programs for specific segments of the pork industry through Iowa State University.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 08:35

The Iowa Beef Center has created a series of YouTube videos and additional resources highlighting best management practices of first-calf heifers and developing yearling females.

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 14:35

A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists have developed an online tool to help livestock and poultry producers compare odor mitigation techniques that could be useful on their farms.

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 13:16

Feedlot Forum 2015 on Jan. 22 in Sioux Center will feature presentations on changes affecting northwest Iowa feedlot producers and includes a trade show displaying new products and services in animal health, cattle nutrition, manure management, beef facilities and livestock equipment.
 

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:45

Rick Rasby from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln is returning as a speaker to this year's 3-State Beef Conference. He’ll discuss evaluating supplementation strategies, including thinking through benefits and negative aspects of supplementation.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training Jan. 6 at locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.