Articles related to Livestock

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 07:42

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will feature a pasture walk and discussion format on a local farm.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 07:39

The annual fall field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities, including cover crops, alfalfa plots and fescue renovation. This year’s earlier date offers more opportunity for people to see crops and grazing research in full growing mode.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:15

Recognizing the impact rain can have on hay is important this summer with the frequent rains that challenge hay producers wanting to mow, bale and store hay.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 09:04

A four-day bus trip to southwest Iowa and north central Nebraska next month will offer Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations and visit with successful producers and researchers.

 

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 14:49

Properly preparing for hot and humid weather conditions is vital to maintaining beef cattle herd health. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell has five steps to follow.
 

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 08:22

In a step-by-step approach, instructions will be offered for reading a manure test and determining how much of the crop nutrient needs can be met with manure applications.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 12:00

Delaware County’s Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team, Delaware #1, placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, held June 10 at the Starmont High School in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4 H at the National 4 H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November.

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 12:21

A new grazing education and networking program intended for young and beginning graziers will be offered this summer and fall by the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 11:26

Iowa’s dairy farmers deliver a wholesome and nutritious supply of milk and dairy products every day and June is the perfect time to celebrate their contributions to Iowa's wellness and economy.