Sherry Hoyer
Iowa Beef Center | Iowa Pork Industry Center

515-294-4496
shoyer@iastate.edu 

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The Iowa Beef Center has updated the BRaNDS ration balancing software. Owners of earlier versions of professional and standard editions can update at a low cost.

Twenty Iowa State students saw first hand three components of the beef cattle industry as part of their course work.

The Iowa Pork Industry Center has scheduled a Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification session during the 2017 World Pork Expo in Des Moines.

Grazing management and managing tall fescue are the topics to be covered during southern Iowa beef management workshops May 30, 31 and June 1.

The Iowa Beef Center is gathering information to characterize how Iowa beef producers produce and use silage and earlage for cattle feed.

The Iowa Beef Center recently updated the Beef Ration and Nutrition Decision Software (BRaNDS), software for beef producers interested in having help balancing rations.

The 2017 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference will feature a variety of topics designed to help producers of all ages and production goals, and has launched a new website to make information and details of the conference agenda available to a broader audience. The event is Jan. 28 in Ottumwa.

The SowBridge distance education program begins its ninth year in February 2017 and Iowa State University animal science professor and extension swine specialist Ken Stalder said continuing suggestions from subscribers help maintain the program’s value.

The 11th year of the PorkBridge distance education series begins Feb. 2, 2017. This low-tech program features topics presented by recognized industry experts.

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification opportunities, including a newly scheduled session for Tuesday, Feb. 7.