Joe Sellers
Extension Beef Specialist

641-774-2016
sellers@iastate.edu

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Two Spring 2016 Beef Management Workshops are set for Warren and Madison counties in late May. The workshops will focus on new ideas in fescue usage, how marketplace factors will impact cow-calf producers, and antimicrobial resistance and other disease trends.

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle. The event is May 24 at the Iowa State McNay Research Farm near Chariton.

The Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers begins March 22 at the McNay Research Farm near Chariton.

Grassroots Grazing is a three-part series at two new locations, Corning on Feb. 22 and Ames on Feb. 23. This grazing management series is designed for young and beginning graziers, although anyone interested in basic grazing management is welcome to attend

The annual Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference is set for Jan. 21-22 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames.

The "Women Managing Cattle" series is designed for women cattle operators who want to learn more about marketing strategies, cattle management and managing land and water resources.

Livestock producers looking to enhance their grazing management skills should plan to attend one of four September workshops held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.

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.

 

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.