Articles related to Livestock

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.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 12:58

Five steps cattle producers should follow during extremely hot days to maintain herd health.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:56

A few spots remain for the July 12 Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisors recertification session in Ames, which is specifically for those who became certified during the initial training period in 2007-08.