Livestock Information

Statewide Commercial Manure Applicator Training Jan. 6
(Posted on 12/12/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training Jan. 6 at locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
2015 Confinement Site Manure Applicator Workshops Scheduled
(Posted on 12/12/2014)
Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2015. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
Beef Sustainability is Focus of Driftless Region Beef Conference
(Posted on 12/12/2014)
Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.
Farm Bill, Fescue and Efficiency to Headline 2015 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference
(Posted on 12/5/2014)
The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.
Delayed Harvest Impacting Fall Manure Application
(Posted on 11/17/2014)
With freezing temperatures occurring, it is essential to consider the impact weather has on manure management on the farm.
Northwest Iowa Beef Quality Assurance Sessions set for Dec. 2
(Posted on 11/13/2014)
Beef producers can become Beef Quality Assurance Certified at one of three meetings on Dec. 2. The meetings are co-hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association.
Iowa State and South Dakota State University Specialists to Discuss Lamb Carcass Quality and Value
(Posted on 11/12/2014)
Sheep producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a meeting in Sheldon, Ia. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 about how to improve lamb carcass quality, resulting in better returns for the producer.
Updated Feedlot Monitor Software to be Introduced at Sac City Workshop
(Posted on 11/10/2014)
A workshop featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software will be Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Sac County.
Beef Cow Wintering Workshop set for Nov. 18
(Posted on 11/5/2014)
As cold weather approaches, cattle producers start planning for winter and spring grazing, ration needs and heifer development in their beef cow herds. Iowa State University is offering a workshop addressing these needs on Nov. 18 at the McNay Research Farm southwest of Chariton.
Introductory RUSLE2 and P Index Workshop Offered for Manure and Nutrient Plan Writers
(Posted on 11/4/2014)
Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.

Livestock Archives


Livestock Publications

Resources from ISU Extension