Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 09:50
The 20th annual “Update for Veterinarians” program by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education focused on beef cattle and will be held May 15 at the Iowa State McNay Research Farm near Chariton.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 09:32
The Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open has some changes for its 2013 occasion, beginning with an earlier date on Wednesday, June 26, at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, the day before Iowa State’s annual Iowa Swine Day.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:41
Iowa State University student Nick Boddicker was recognized by the National Swine Improvement Federation with its Lauren L. Christian Memorial Graduate Student Award. Boddicker, a Newhall native, is a doctoral student in animal breeding and genetics, including the use of genetic traits as a means of improving animal health.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:27
Iowa State University animal science professor Ken Stalder is the 2012 recipient of the National Swine Improvement Federation’s Charles Stanislaw Memorial Distinguished Service Award.
Monday, April 1, 2013 - 11:36
Iowa grazing supporters are planning the 2013 Iowa Grazing Conference for June 25-26. They encourage those who use grazing in their livestock operations to put the date on their calendars now.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 14:30
The 2013 Iowa Swine Day has a new format and plenty of information for pork industry members. Registration for the Thursday, June 27 event is now open
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 12:41
Four new fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle are now available on the Iowa Beef Center website. The series was developed by a specialized working group within the Green Lands, Blue Water project, including two Iowa State University specialists.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 14:53
Patrick Gunn is the new beef cow-calf specialist at Iowa State University. His first priority is to meet with as many beef producers on a face-to-face basis as possible.
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 10:59
Iowa Beef Center staff will conduct bull selection clinics just prior to three Iowa Cattlemen’s Association bull sales later this spring to break down the process of bull selection into simple steps and assist those attending with interpreting the EPD numbers in the catalog.
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 15:27
A workshop to train livestock producers and service providers on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans is planned for March 20 in Altoona, Iowa.