The Iowa Beef Center in partnership with the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is offering the series “Heifer Development 2: Maintaining Your Investment” to specifically focus on management practices to keep young cows in the herd to improve longterm profitability. This series is a follow-up to the 2012 series on yearling heifers, “Heifer Development: Rebuilding our Future.”
The goal of the upcoming series is to pick up where the initial series ended and cover the topics of nutrition, health, calving and reproductive management of bred heifers through their second breeding season.
Dates and locations for the “Heifer Development 2: Maintaining Your Investment” series are
Registration for any location is $20 if preregistered by phone or email two days prior to the specific event, and guarantees a meal. Registration onsite at any of the locations is $25 per person with no guarantee of meal. For more information, contact your Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist or IBC at www.iowabeefcenter.org