Monday, March 19, 2012 - 16:00
ISU Extension and Outreach swine program specialist Mark Storlie is offering a workshop on the latest version of Group Tracker, a Microsoft Excel-based software program that compiles production data into summary reports to better define business and production parameters.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 15:11
For the first time in several years, the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University (ISU) are sponsoring a daylong educational opportunity specifically for pork producers. Iowa Swine Day is set for June 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the ISU campus and features practical information on a variety of topics that can be applied on the farm.
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 10:34
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring convocation on Feb. 16. The Team Award was presented to the Iowa State University Dairy Extension Team.
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 15:54
Providers of a popular series of workshops on assisting cattle producers with heifer development have added a southwest Iowa location.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:24
Livestock producers and service providers can learn how to use RUSLE2 in nutrient management, manure management and comprehensive nutrient management plans at a workshop April 5 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Polk County office.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 08:56
The multi-state Equine Business Conference Feb. 25 will foster rural equine business development in the North Central Region. The Iowa conference location is Room 13 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State University, Ames.
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 14:28
Pork producers in northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota are invited to attend the Swine Production Seminar set for Feb. 28 in Okoboji. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Minnesota Extension and Hubbard Feeds are sponsoring this seminar at Arrowwood Resort Conference Center, 1405 Hwy 71 in Okoboji.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:25
Two workshops designed to help pork producers manage building ventilation equipment have been set for Feb. 28 in Mason City and Feb. 29 in Webster City.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 10:05
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 - 11:02
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.