Sherry Hoyer
Iowa Beef Center | Iowa Pork Industry Center

515-294-4496
shoyer@iastate.edu 

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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

Heifer Development 3 program in Atlantic has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 8.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Beef Center and the University of Nebraska are offering a Feedlot Roundtable session at Cresco, Ida Grove and Manchester on Feb. 9. Topics include silage research update, ruminant starch digestion and changing distillers grains in feedlot cattle diets.

Registrations for two distance education programs for specific segments of the pork industry are now open through Iowa State University.

The Driftless Region Beef Conference Feb. 4-5, 2016 is an educational event offering benefits to beef producers in four states.

Federally inspected meat cuts are available on the Iowa State campus through the ISU meat laboratory in Kildee Hall. Meat can be ordered online.

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

The final session in a three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Dec. 14. The event will focus on winter feeding and grazing.

Two and a half years ago, Erika Lundy began working at the Iowa Beef Center as an Iowa State graduate student focusing on feedlot nutrition. Eight weeks ago she started working for IBC as the center’s new extension program specialist. She is excited to put her education and experience to work for Iowa beef producers.

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will feature a pasture walk and discussion format on a local farm.