Articles related to Livestock

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.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:23

Meet Jeff Hartwig, the ISU Swine Farms manager, and learn about his first six months in this position.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 09:48

Pork producers are invited to attend June workshops focusing on advanced swine reproductive management topics. ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa Pork Producers Association are offering the workshops in Waverly and LeMars.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 09:28

The Beef Feedlot Systems Manual has been completely revised to help producers as they consider options for expanding or adding new feedlot facilities. A spreadsheet-based calculator has been added as a decision tool.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 08:21

The publication Livestock Enterprise Budgets for Iowa – 2015 contains estimates of production costs for common livestock enterprises. The estimates are intended to reflect average or above-average levels of management using common types of technology.

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 09:24

Beef producers are invited to attend one of two Spring 2015 Beef Management Workshops being held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Madison and Henry counties during May.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 08:46

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 14:25

The Iowa Beef Center is offering the 21st annual update for Veterinarians on Wednesday, May 20, at the McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton.