Articles related to Livestock

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 07:59

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:48

Informational meetings regarding the Margin Protection Program for Dairy will be held at three locations on Friday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. - noon.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Cooper Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5-6:30 p.m., at Moore Angus Farms, rural Melrose. The field day will focus on grazing and grassland management

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:55

The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 13:07

Livestock producers looking to enhance their grazing management skills should plan to attend one of four September workshops held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 14:18

Two and a half years ago, Erika Lundy began working at the Iowa Beef Center as an Iowa State graduate student focusing on feedlot nutrition. Eight weeks ago she started working for IBC as the center’s new extension program specialist. She is excited to put her education and experience to work for Iowa beef producers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 07:42

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will feature a pasture walk and discussion format on a local farm.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 07:39

The annual fall field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities, including cover crops, alfalfa plots and fescue renovation. This year’s earlier date offers more opportunity for people to see crops and grazing research in full growing mode.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:15

Recognizing the impact rain can have on hay is important this summer with the frequent rains that challenge hay producers wanting to mow, bale and store hay.