Monday, August 1, 2011 - 12:06
Beef producers are encouraged to take part in tours of five beef facilities and Beef Quality Assurance training scheduled for August 25. The tours begin in Ida County, near Holstein .
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 08:52
Corn fungicides, corn nematodes and Marestail weed management in soybeans are featured at this year’s Armstrong Farm Field Day scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 9:30 a.m. near Lewis.
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 08:54
The 2011 Greenhorn Grazing series offered in the Corning area has three segments remaining. Organizer Joe Sellers said that while these individual classes will build on the sessions held in May and June, the topics also will be of interest to new participants. Sessions are set for Aug. 25, Sept.15 and Nov.15.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 08:44
Beef producers who attended a recent series of pasture management meetings in southern Iowa learned of the importance of timely and careful stockpiling of fescue pastures. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Beef Center (IBC) sponsored the meetings that focused on fescue management.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 12:07
Producers who have lost livestock from the recent wind storms or heat may be eligible for payment through the Livestock Indemnity Program.
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 13:45
The 2011 North American Manure Expo will be July 20 in Norfolk, Neb. at the Northeast Community College Agricultural Complex.
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 10:24
Terry Steinhart, Iowa State University Extension livestock specialist recently spent a week at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He was one of four U.S. extension trainers at the “Strengthening Extension Skills of Young Professionals in Afghanistan and Pakistan” workshop.
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 09:43
Chris Mondak became assistant director for Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources July 6, 2011. Mondak has served as ISU Extension dairy specialist since 2000.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:32
Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Beef Center will host a manure management field day from 1 to 4 p.m. July 13, at the Mike Bettin feedlot in Sac County. The field day will provide information on manure management issues and offer alternative manure handling options for open feedlots and dairies with less than 1,000 animal units.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 10:55
Producer groups can receive assistance from the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center in gathering information for use in applying for the USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Service value-added producer grants.