Articles related to Livestock

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:15

Amy Powell was recently hired to help develop an online curriculum to teach youth in 4-H about raising livestock. The new Extension and Outreach position of 4-H livestock specialist will work with Department of Animal Science professors to ensure the information is scientifically sound.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 17:21

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering two meetings for producers wanting to learn more about genomic-enhanced EPDs, how to implement $Value Indexes into selection methods, and estrus synchronization program options.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:04

Iowa State University's Jay Harmon offers pork producers some tips for conserving propane this winter.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 09:32

The successful pork industry distance education programs SowBridge and PorkBridge are scheduled to begin in early February. Registrations are still being accepted.

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:26

Extension services in four states have teamed up to offer the 2014 Driftless Region Beef Conference Jan. 30 to 31 at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque. The Driftless Beef Conference will focus on efficient and economic beef and forage production.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 13:06

Eight manure applicator certification workshops are scheduled throughout February for confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 11:08

The Iowa Beef Center, in partnership with the Iowa Cattleman’s Association, is offering the program series Heifer Development 2: Maintaining Your Investment. The series will address management practices to keep young cows in the herd to improve longterm profitability. 

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 10:13

The 3-State Beef conference Jan. 14 will cover topics selected by beef producers, including information for cow-calf, stocker and feedlot operations.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 14:50

The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 18 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.