Articles related to Livestock

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 08:54

Erik Potter brings a unique perspective to the Iowa Pork Industry Center’s team of six field specialists, based on his experience in the industry.
 

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 14:12

The annual Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference is set for Jan. 19-20, 2017, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames. Producers and industry experts will speak on a variety of topics.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:12

Just a handful of spots remain in the Dec. 14 PQA Plus 3.0 Advisor certification session in Ames. People who would like to attend need to get their applications in soon because there is no walk-in option.
 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 09:14

Cow-calf producers who want to learn more about improving the return from their enterprise are invited to a strategy-focused workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 14. It's the first in a statewide series offered through Iowa Beef Center and ISU Extension and Outreach, and will include a variety of topics that relate to feeding and marketing.
 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:37

With nearly 2.5 million cattle in four Midwest states, university extension services in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin are teaming together to offer the Driftless Region Beef Conference. The fifth annual event will be held Jan. 26-27, 2017, at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque, Iowa.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:37

Dan Anderson and Jay Harmon from Iowa State University's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering discuss the dangers of gases that can be released when agitating and pumping liquid manure. They offer strategies for safe agitation and ventilation.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 14:56

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 Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 09:56

ISU Extension and Outreach event will feature both classroom and hands-on learning opportunities for youth and adults.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:51

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crop grazing field day Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Kellie and AJ Blair’s farm, rural Dayton.