Articles related to Livestock

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 15:32

The Sept. 15 session of Grassroots Grazing, at the ISU Marsden Agronomy Farm and Field Extension Education Laboratory location near Boone, offers a first-hand look and up-to-date information on grazing, cover crops, crop rotation options and the Marsden Farm cropping experiment itself.

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 08:28

Iowa Learning Farms, along with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Project and Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 13:53

Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Network is a statewide program designed to provide education and support for beginning and early-career agricultural producers.

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 13:46

The annual Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Sept. 7, hosted by Jason and Paul Wells in Milton. The focus for the ISU Extension and Outreach pasture walk will be on using cover crops as a forage source.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 14:47

Iowa veterinarians, livestock producers and feed industry personnel have 11 Iowa locations to attend educational programming about the Veterinary Feed Directive.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 15:45

To help meet industry need, Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University has added one more Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification session on Aug. 26.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:31

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop is Sept. 7-8 in Des Moines. Register by Aug. 8 to get the early registration discount. The workshop is designed for cow-calf producers, bovine veterinarians, industry representatives, students and extension personnel.

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 14:00

 The ISU Extension and Outreach dairy team has developed a series of budgets to help dairy producers understand their current financial situation and determine the profitability of their operation.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 08:10

Pasture walks at the Iowa State University beef teaching farm and sheep teaching farm scheduled for July offer a great opportunity to learn about the farms' animals, facilities and research.