Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:32
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 - 09:26
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 - 12:06
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 - 10:08
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 - 09:13
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 - 13:50
The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 18 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 13:30
The Iowa Beef Center in partnership with the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is offering the series “Heifer Development 2: Maintaining Your Investment” to specifically focus on management practices to keep young cows in the herd to improve longterm profitability.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:39
The Feedlot Forum 2014 is a day-long program Jan. 21 at Terrace View Event Center in Sioux Center. The 9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. forum features educational components on timely issues affecting northwest Iowa feedlot producers.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 10:59
Commercial manure applicators can attend annual training Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 76 Iowa locations.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 10:46
Confinement site manure applicators and those interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend one of the two-hour workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January and February 2014.