Monday, May 16, 2011 - 15:36
Livestock producers now have access to a new tool that can help them lower air emissions and increase their air emissions knowledge. The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool is a method for determining where air-quality improvement opportunities exist on farms.
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 07:35
Eastern Iowa livestock producers with an interest in beginning or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending a series of Greenhorn Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension. This short course consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 15:19
Beef producers interested in learning to optimize forage and livestock production while conserving natural resources may attend the southern Iowa Greenhorn Grazing series. Five day-long modules are set for May through November.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 13:57
The application deadline for the May 4 Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQA Plus®) Advisors certification program has been extended to Friday, April 29.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:57
A workshop, to be offered on May 17 and 18, will help cattle producers understand fescue management and forage-based diet supplement.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 07:52
Veterinarians who work with beef cattle are invited to sharpen their skills and learn the latest information on a variety of topics at a May 18 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 11:52
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. The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University will hold a training May 4.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 08:40
Focus groups will take a look at research and the outlook for organic crops in 2011.
Friday, March 11, 2011 - 09:11
The workshop offers information on several aspects of cover crops, including cost-share programs for cover crop usage.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 17:02
Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will offer workshops in northwest and western Iowa March 29, 30 and 31 featuring environmental issues for feedlots and dairies that are medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).