Articles related to Livestock

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 14:37

As cold weather approaches, cattle producers start planning for winter and spring grazing, ration needs and heifer development in their beef cow herds. Iowa State University is offering a workshop addressing these needs on Nov. 18 at the McNay Research Farm southwest of Chariton.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:37

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 07:48

The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 13:42

Dairy and beef producers attending manure management field days will see various systems at work. Northwest Iowa field days are Oct. 1 and 2; northeast Iowa field days are Oct. 8, 9, 14 and 16.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 14:16

Farmers can learn about crops, grazing research and current beef research from Iowa State University at the annual fall field day of the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 07:51

A three-location tour in southeast Iowa will provide a look at expansion options for innovative beef cattle facilities.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 07:55

Jay Harmon has been named the interim director for Iowa State University’s Iowa Pork Industry Center, bringing expertise in pork production systems to the position.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:02

Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring an Aug. 12 clinic led by Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard veterinarian from Nebraska, at the Davis County Fairgrounds in Bloomfield.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 09:19

As the temperature and humidity level rise outside, pork producers need to address animal comfort indoors, according to the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.