Articles related to Livestock

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 13:19

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative is now accepting registrations to become certified as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for the Food Safety Modernization Act. This three day course will be held Aug. 9-11 at the Scheman Building, Iowa State University campus, Ames, Iowa.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:38

Many opportunities are available for families to learn about Iowa's dairy industry during June.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 11:33

The Iowa Beef Center has updated the BRaNDS ration balancing software. Owners of earlier versions of professional and standard editions can update at a low cost.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 13:05

There is a better way than relying on calendar date to determine when to harvest the first alfalfa crop of the season due to climatic variations impacting alfalfa growth and development.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 15:09

William Edwards has been named interim director of two extension-focused centers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences — the Beginning Farmer Center and the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 14:21

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a short course designed for graziers interested in a more controlled and management intensive grazing system.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 13:55

National cattle behavior specialist Temple Grandin will be the keynote speaker at the Cattle Stewardship Conference June 8 at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Spirit Lake.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 09:26

The sixth annual Iowa Swine Day will address current issues and opportunities facing pork producers. The June 29 event will take place on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 09:20

Twenty Iowa State students saw first hand three components of the beef cattle industry as part of their course work.