Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:33
The Commodity Carnival gives Iowa youth a chance to be educated and have fun at the Iowa State Fair, Aug.11-21, and 18 county fairs. This interactive, hands-on game shows youth the behind-the-scenes components and challenges of animal production.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 11:22
The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance course in Hazard Analysis-Risk Based Preventive Controls will be held Aug. 23-25 at the Prairie Meadows Casino and Conference Center in Altoona.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:17
Based on current research results from Iowa and neighboring states, the Using Manure Nutrients for Crop Production was recently updated to reflect new manure nutrient availability ranges for crop production.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 16:41
Beef producers in northwest Iowa who haven’t yet completed a feedlot assessment are invited to learn about the process at one of two remaining field days offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in July. The events are free and offer BQA certification.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 16:30
Managing timbered pastures is a challenge as landowners and tenants must balance forage production and lumber production. Attend a July 12 field day near Fayette to see how one landowner and tenant are working together to make the best of both opportunities.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 08:10
Farmers will have an opportunity to purchase seedstock through the National Sheep Improvement Program at the 2016 Center of the Nation NSIP Sale on July 23 at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 09:53
Dewell says this early heat event is a good opportunity to make sure that producer mitigation strategies will be functional for the rest of the summer.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 12:53
The publication, "Growth Promotant Implants for Cattle," guides beef producers as they tailor implant strategies to meet their operation’s specific needs.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:40
Hugo Ramirez has joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff as a dairy specialist. Ramirez will also serve as an assistant professor of animal science at Iowa State University.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 16:39
The Professional Horseman’s Field Day at Iowa State University’s Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, begins at 2 p.m. June 20.