Articles related to Livestock

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 10:53

ISU Extension and Outreach offers cattle producers information and resources to deal with flooding as it relates to the health and safety of livestock and the health and safety of homes and families.

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 10:58

To help feedlot producers learn about and adapt to changes in packer requirements, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are co-hosting “Beef Quality Assurance Certification and Assuring Cattle Care” meetings in northwest Iowa.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 08:46

Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by Jim Gerrish, grazing consultant from Idaho and former grazing specialist at the University of Missouri.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:20

Cattle producers and agribusiness staff are invited to workshops June 10 featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software. The workshops are at the Sioux County Extension and Outreach office in Orange City.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:13

The Iowa Beef Center has posted four new videos on a new webpage devoted to genetic selection topics, including expected progeny differences.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:05

Iowa State University will host the Fourth International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium July 16-18, 2014. The symposium will bring together beef producers, processors, retailers and others to discuss, debate and learn more about specific welfare issues encompassing all angles of the beef supply chain.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 08:43

Educational materials on heifer development are frequently requested from the Iowa Beef Center. Educational resources are being gathered and developed and are now available on an IBC heifer development webpage.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:41

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle.The event is May 21 at the Iowa State University McNay Research Farm near Chariton.
 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:35

Beef management update sessions will be May 20 and May 21 in southern Iowa. Beef producers will learn about fescue management and comparing fall versus spring calving from Dr. Ken Coffey, University of Arkansas, and Joe Sellers, extension beef specialist with Iowa State University.