Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Center will host a three-site tour for beef producers in Lyon County early next month. Extension ag engineer Kris Kohl said the northwest Iowa half-day tour on Aug. 7 will provide an opportunity for feedlot operators to look at different manure control structures and management options for small open feedlots.
An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach drainage workshop will be offered in three north Iowa locations – Mason City, Algona and Le Mars in March. The workshop will examine various aspects of farmland drainage, including information about control systems for pumped outlets being used in the Red River Valley of North Dakota.
ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will update farmers with current research during the workshop "Mega Trends in Agriculture," on March 28 in Rockwell City. Information provided will help farmers position themselves for the next decade.