Monday, December 3, 2012 - 11:19
Commercial manure applicators can attend three hours of training on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 69 locations in Iowa and one location in Wisconsin.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 11:23
Governor Branstad asks for public comment on a nutrient reduction strategy developed over a two-year period by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa State University.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 09:23
Rodney "Butch" Baker will serve as interim director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center. He has been a senior clinician at the Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine department of Iowa State’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 08:37
Kevin Lager joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as an extension dairy specialist on Nov. 1. Lager will serve the western Iowa dairy region and have an office in the Sioux County Extension Office in Orange City.
Monday, October 22, 2012 - 12:12
As cow-calf and feedlot operators continue to deal with drought related issues, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Center will continue to offer educational opportunities to address ongoing and emerging issues. “Drought – a Game Changer for Beef Operations” is the title of meetings to be held Nov. 6 – Dec. 6 across Iowa.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 15:12
The Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle conference will provide a wealth of information on using advanced reproductive technologies to help producers make decisions. The conference is set for Dec. 3-4 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls, SD.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 11:13
PorkBridge, a distance education series for pork producers and industry professionals, begins Dec. 6. PorkBridge reaches an audience across the country and around the world in an every other month series of six sessions. Registration must be made by Nov. 12 to assure receipt of materials for Dec. 6 program.
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 08:57
ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting two Iowa manure management and runoff control demonstration field days – Oct. 29 near Wall Lake and Oct. 31 near Andover. The purpose of these field days is to review low-cost options for managing runoff water and manure from small to medium size beef and dairy feedlot operations.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 13:30
The successful distance education program SowBridge begins its fifth year Nov. 7. Iowa State University animal science associate professor and extension swine specialist Ken Stalder said people need to register soon.
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 13:51
People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are reminded of an upcoming session in Ames. The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University is hosting the morning session on Nov. 19, which will run concurrently with an initial daylong PQA Plus certification session.