Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 09:33
Seven February meetings are scheduled across the predominant cow-calf sector of Iowa to address the complexity of semen and bull selection.
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 09:51
Six publications in the series “Ethanol Coproducts for Beef Cattle” offer the latest information based on research and demonstration projects, and all are available for download from the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 11:20
The newly revised Right-of-Way, Category 6 manual is available for Iowa’s commercial and public pesticide applicators through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 09:45
The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to Iowa’s beef cattle industry for more than 40 years; now that information is provided at no charge thanks to a cooperative effort with KIIC Radio.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 09:22
To hear more about these as well as other timely topics presented by prominent figures in the beef industry, producers are encouraged to register soon for the Driftless Beef Conference that runs from 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 through 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:32
Register by Jan. 16 for SowBridge and PorkBridge, distance education programs for specific segments of the pork industry through Iowa State University.
Friday, January 2, 2015 - 15:02
Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,943 per acre—a drop in value of $773, or 8.9 percent, per acre. Land values were determined by the Iowa Land Value Survey, which was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 08:35
The Iowa Beef Center has created a series of YouTube videos and additional resources highlighting best management practices of first-calf heifers and developing yearling females.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 14:35
A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists have developed an online tool to help livestock and poultry producers compare odor mitigation techniques that could be useful on their farms.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 13:16
Feedlot Forum 2015 on Jan. 22 in Sioux Center will feature presentations on changes affecting northwest Iowa feedlot producers and includes a trade show displaying new products and services in animal health, cattle nutrition, manure management, beef facilities and livestock equipment.