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Attend May Beef Management Workshops for Cattle Producers
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Beef producers are invited to attend one of two Spring 2015 Beef Management Workshops being held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Madison and Henry counties during May.
Eggs and Poultry Safe to Eat, Iowa State University Food Safety Specialist Stresses
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.
Veterinarians 2015 Update on Cattle Industry is May 20
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
The Iowa Beef Center is offering the 21st annual update for Veterinarians on Wednesday, May 20, at the McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton.
Federal and State Partners Provide Information on Avian Influenza
(Posted on 4/15/2015)
Iowa State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.
Ryan Breuer Named Dairy Specialist for Northwest Iowa
(Posted on 3/18/2015)
Ryan Breuer is the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy specialist serving northwest Iowa. Breuer’s office is in the Sioux County Extension Office in Orange City.
Lambing Time Workshop for Sheep Producers Offered March 7
(Posted on 2/11/2015)
The Lambing Time Workshop will be held at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, March 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. ISU Extension and Outreach discussion leaders are Dan Morrical, sheep specialist, Joe Sellers, livestock specialist and Ben Stokes, ISU sheep teaching farm manager.
Rademacher Named ISU Swine Extension Veterinarian
(Posted on 2/11/2015)
Dr. Christopher Rademacher joined the faculty at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine as the Swine Extension Veterinarian in December. He joins Dr. Jan Shearer, dairy, and Dr. Grant Dewell, beef, on the ISU Extension and Outreach veterinarian team. Shearer and Dewell are also Iowa State faculty.
Lawrence Reappointed As Associate Dean and Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Director
(Posted on 2/9/2015)
John Lawrence has been reappointed to a second five-year term as associate dean for extension in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director for agriculture and natural resources for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa Pork Regional Conferences Offer Health, Audit and Traceability Information
(Posted on 2/5/2015)
Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research at 2015 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences.
Iowa Learning Farms February Webinar Focuses on Forage Crops and Grazing
(Posted on 2/4/2015)
The Iowa Learning Farms February webinar will feature Joe Sellers, a beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The free webinar will be live on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

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