Articles related to Livestock

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 14:16

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.
 

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 09:45

Rick Rasby from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln is returning as a speaker to this year's 3-State Beef Conference. He’ll discuss evaluating supplementation strategies, including thinking through benefits and negative aspects of supplementation.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 13:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training Jan. 6 at locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 13:04

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2015. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:45

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 16:43

The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:36

With freezing temperatures occurring, it is essential to consider the impact weather has on manure management on the farm.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:36

Beef producers can become Beef Quality Assurance Certified at one of three meetings on Dec. 2. The meetings are co-hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 12:33

Sheep producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a meeting in Sheldon, Ia. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 about how to improve lamb carcass quality, resulting in better returns for the producer.