The group will have a gathering on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 6 p.m to be held at the Clarke County Development Corporation, 115 East Washington Street, Osceola, IA 50213.  A free meal is included. More meeting details coming soon.

A Beef Feedlot Workshop is scheduled for March 4, 2015 to be held at the Clarke County Fairgrounds.  For more details contact Jennifer Pollard (641) 342-3316 or Joe Sellers (641) 203-1270.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 6 p.m. Clarke County Fairgrounds in Osceola. Meeting began with dinner, followed by educational program and discussion with Tony Latcham of Son Risk Management on livestock risk management, margin and revenue insurance. No charge, but please preregister by calling Clarke County Extension Office at 641-342-3316.

The South Central Iowa BYLPN group will meet  January 21, 2014 at the Clarke County fairgrounds in Osceola. The meeting began with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by an educational program and discussion with Paul Quam of Quam and Associates talking about financial considerations for farming operations.  There's no charge, but please preregister by calling 641-342-3316.

SC IA BYLPN group had a kick-off gathering on December 5 at 6:00 pm. The event was held at the Clarke County Fairgrounds near Osceola. There was a meal, with discussion and Q&A with a panel of successful livestock producers from the region. Clarke County Cattlemen wereco-sponsoring the event. Check back for more information on the group and RSVP requirements for this kick-off event.


Core Counties

Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Madison, Ringgold, Union, Wayne, Warren



Jennifer Pollard, Clarke County outreach coordinator, or 641-342-3316

Joe Sellers, SC IA Beef Specialist, or 641-774-2016

Colin Johnson, IPIC extension program specialist and BYLP project coordinator, or 515-291-9287



Clarke County Cattlemen