Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 15:16
The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will conduct a bull selection clinic prior to the bull sale held by Iowa Cattlemen’s Association at the Tama Livestock Auction, Tama on Friday, May 3. The two-hour clinic is scheduled so attendees can go to the bull sale immediately following the session and use the information from the clinic.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:15
A new spreadsheet that can help pork producers and seedstock suppliers make better decisions is now available from the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 09:50
The 20th annual “Update for Veterinarians” program by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education focused on beef cattle and will be held May 15 at the Iowa State McNay Research Farm near Chariton.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 09:32
The Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open has some changes for its 2013 occasion, beginning with an earlier date on Wednesday, June 26, at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, the day before Iowa State’s annual Iowa Swine Day.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:41
Iowa State University student Nick Boddicker was recognized by the National Swine Improvement Federation with its Lauren L. Christian Memorial Graduate Student Award. Boddicker, a Newhall native, is a doctoral student in animal breeding and genetics, including the use of genetic traits as a means of improving animal health.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:27
Iowa State University animal science professor Ken Stalder is the 2012 recipient of the National Swine Improvement Federation’s Charles Stanislaw Memorial Distinguished Service Award.
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 11:36
Iowa grazing supporters are planning the 2013 Iowa Grazing Conference for June 25-26. They encourage those who use grazing in their livestock operations to put the date on their calendars now.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 14:30
The 2013 Iowa Swine Day has a new format and plenty of information for pork industry members. Registration for the Thursday, June 27 event is now open
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 12:41
Four new fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle are now available on the Iowa Beef Center website. The series was developed by a specialized working group within the Green Lands, Blue Water project, including two Iowa State University specialists.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 14:53
Patrick Gunn is the new beef cow-calf specialist at Iowa State University. His first priority is to meet with as many beef producers on a face-to-face basis as possible.