Denise Schwab
Extension Beef Specialist

319-472-4739
dschwab@iastate.edu

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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.

Livestock producers wanting to maximize on their grazing practices should attend Greenhorn Grazing workshops in northeast Iowa.

Iowa beef producers can virtually attend roundtable discussions to learn more about feeding dairy beef. The program is a joint effort of Iowa and Nebraska extension services.

To hear more about these as well as other timely topics presented by prominent figures in the beef industry, producers are encouraged to register soon for the Driftless Beef Conference that runs from 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 through 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23.

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will help sponsor a Cattle Feeders Summer Seminar next month. 

Northeastern Iowa cattle producers can learn more about an upcoming revision of the Feedlot and Cost Monitoring software at three meetings offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.

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. 

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.