Articles related to Livestock

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:19

On-Farm workshop will cover unique management techniques of calving in hoop barns. ISU Extension and Outreach and local farmer will share experiences and research related to hoop barn calving.

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:29

Producers interested in learning more about cover crops and how to successfully incorporate their use in both stocker cattle and cow-calf operations are invited to two field day events in northwest Iowa on Tuesday, April 11.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 16:24

The Iowa Beef Center is gathering information to characterize how Iowa beef producers produce and use silage and earlage for cattle feed.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 16:57

North central Iowa beef producers interested in learning how to hone their management skills are invited to a workshop focused on just that. "Fine-tuning your cattle management skills" is set for Thursday, March 2, at the Ellsworth Community College.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 16:50

ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a pasture management session, "Spring Grazing – Opportunities and Management Needs," Feb. 27, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Corning Public Library.

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 09:32

With the temperature warming up early this year mud is going to persist in cattle lots and pastures throughout the spring. For spring calving operations mud can be deadly.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 14:49

The first national hearing on the 2018 Farm Bill will be held on the Kansas State University campus Feb. 23, with a live webinar connection in Orange City hosted by extension livestock specialists serving Sioux County.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 14:34

The costs associated with installing solar arrays have dropped over the last several years, making them much more cost effective to install on a farm or acreage. As they become more affordable, these solar arrays are becoming a viable source of energy for farmers, especially farmers who have large barns to ventilate in the summer or fans on grain bins.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 14:48

Kevin Ross, Underwood, is the newest Iowa delegate to the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching, also known as CARET. He will represent Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as well as the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in this national grassroots organization.