Sherry Hoyer
Iowa Beef Center | Iowa Pork Industry Center

515-294-4496
shoyer@iastate.edu 

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Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring an Aug. 12 clinic led by Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard veterinarian from Nebraska, at the Davis County Fairgrounds in Bloomfield.

As the temperature and humidity level rise outside, pork producers need to address animal comfort indoors, according to the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.

Beginning and young Iowa beef producers can get unique networking and educational opportunities from a two-day bus trip to Nebraska planned for early September.

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

Grazing consultant Jim Gerrish will hold a series of five workshops across Iowa Aug. 18-22 in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Center.

The July 15 session of the 2014 Greenhorn Grazing series in Chariton offers timely information on electric fencing technology and pasture weed and brush management, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Joe Sellers.

To help feedlot producers learn about and adapt to changes in packer requirements, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are co-hosting “Beef Quality Assurance Certification and Assuring Cattle Care” meetings in northwest Iowa.

Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by Jim Gerrish, grazing consultant from Idaho and former grazing specialist at the University of Missouri.

Cattle producers and agribusiness staff are invited to workshops June 10 featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software. The workshops are at the Sioux County Extension and Outreach office in Orange City.

The Iowa Beef Center has posted four new videos on a new webpage devoted to genetic selection topics, including expected progeny differences.