Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 09:05
People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are invited to attend an April 19 session in Ames. The Iowa Pork Industry Center is hosting the morning session, which will run concurrently with an initial PQA Plus certification session.
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 10:02
Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about pig health and growth numbers, and get updates on ventilation management and disease research projects at the 2012 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences scheduled for March 6-9.
Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 14:41
Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 11:45
With the cow herd at its lowest level since 1973, drought in the southern range states and optimism for increased export demand, the stage is set for heifer retention increases into the next few years. To aid in this process, a series of heifer clinics will be offered over the next few weeks
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 08:47
Beef producers can get their fill of timely beef information and ISU men's basketball at the second "Beef and Basketball" event in Ames on Jan. 28. The event includes three educational presentations, lunch and attendance at the ISU men’s basketball game versus University of Kansas.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 16:19
Beef feedlot operators and others interested in production topics are invited to attend one of three Beef Feedlot Roundtable locations on Feb. 14. These locations, in Garner, Nashua and Manchester, will be linked to a live meeting in West Point, Neb.
Monday, January 9, 2012 - 13:29
The 2012 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is Jan. 21 at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa. From maintaining competitiveness in light of high corn prices to applied approaches to genetics, this year’s topics are provided to help producers recognize ways to make their operations more efficient and profitable.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 15:02
Manure applicator certification workshops for dry manure operators are planned for seven different dates and locations in February. These workshops meet manure applicator certification requirements for both confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 11:01
High feed costs in 2011, a smaller calf crop and a slow economy will linger into 2012; these and new factors affecting profitability will be the focus of Feedlot Forum 2012 on Jan. 17 in Sioux Center.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 13:27
The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference (CCCC), a premier educational event for cow-calf producers, will offer a comprehensive package of information on Jan. 21 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.