Articles related to Livestock

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:04

A four-day bus trip to southwest Iowa and north central Nebraska next month will offer Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations and visit with successful producers and researchers.


Monday, July 13, 2015 - 15:49

Properly preparing for hot and humid weather conditions is vital to maintaining beef cattle herd health. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell has five steps to follow.

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 09:22

In a step-by-step approach, instructions will be offered for reading a manure test and determining how much of the crop nutrient needs can be met with manure applications.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 13:00

Delaware County’s Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team, Delaware #1, placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, held June 10 at the Starmont High School in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4 H at the National 4 H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November.

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 13:21

A new grazing education and networking program intended for young and beginning graziers will be offered this summer and fall by the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 12:26

Iowa’s dairy farmers deliver a wholesome and nutritious supply of milk and dairy products every day and June is the perfect time to celebrate their contributions to Iowa's wellness and economy.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 15:18

Dairy nutritionists, industry professionals, veterinarians and producers will hear the latest research of issues concerning the dairy industry, including feed management and behavior at the 2015 4-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, June 10-11.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 14:51

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:46

Livestock producers wanting to maximize on their grazing practices should attend Greenhorn Grazing workshops in northeast Iowa.