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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:42

The “Milk Producers of Tomorrow” tour will feature Midwest dairy farms known for excellent heifer management and innovative technology practices. The Oct. 29 tour is organized by the I-29 Dairy Outreach Consortium. 

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 08:05

ISU Extension and Outreach will use grant funds received from the USDA to develop and implement programs that support beginning and retiring farmers and military veterans interested in farming.

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 08:30

The "Women Managing Cattle" series is designed for women cattle operators who want to learn more about marketing strategies, cattle management and managing land and water resources.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 07:39

The annual Dairy Sheep Association of North American Symposium will focus on industry standards, the latest dairy management ideas and farmstead cheese production.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 07:59

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:48

Informational meetings regarding the Margin Protection Program for Dairy will be held at three locations on Friday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. - noon.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Cooper Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5-6:30 p.m., at Moore Angus Farms, rural Melrose. The field day will focus on grazing and grassland management

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:55

The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 13:07

Livestock producers looking to enhance their grazing management skills should plan to attend one of four September workshops held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.