Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 09:21
Managing mono-slope barns to improve air quality and cattle performance will be featured at an open house on June 22. The open house will be at the Ron and Clayton Christensen barn near Royal, Iowa, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 13:33
The newly redesigned Visit Iowa Farms website features detailed descriptions of Iowa farms and the ability to map out locations of interest in a select area.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 07:56
A July 6-8 trip to southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska offers Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations and visit with successful producers and cutting edge researchers. Stops include the Armstrong Research Farm in Cass County, University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the USDA’s Meat Animal Research Center (MARC) near Clay Center, Neb.
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 15:36
Livestock producers now have access to a new tool that can help them lower air emissions and increase their air emissions knowledge. The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool is a method for determining where air-quality improvement opportunities exist on farms.
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 07:35
Eastern Iowa livestock producers with an interest in beginning or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending a series of Greenhorn Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension. This short course consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 15:19
Beef producers interested in learning to optimize forage and livestock production while conserving natural resources may attend the southern Iowa Greenhorn Grazing series. Five day-long modules are set for May through November.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 13:57
The application deadline for the May 4 Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQA Plus®) Advisors certification program has been extended to Friday, April 29.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:57
A workshop, to be offered on May 17 and 18, will help cattle producers understand fescue management and forage-based diet supplement.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 07:52
Veterinarians who work with beef cattle are invited to sharpen their skills and learn the latest information on a variety of topics at a May 18 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 11:52
Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus® program. The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University will hold a training May 4.