Patrick Wall
Extension Beef Specialist

515-450-7665
patwall@iastate.edu

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A new beginning farmer program in south central Iowa will help young farmers understand how to assess, manage and modify their financial situations to best fit their needs. The initial session is set for Aug. 4 beginning at the ISU Extension and Outreach Marion County Office at 5:30 p.m.

A culmination of five years of extensive research through the USDA’s National Program for the Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle will be on display June 11 at the Iowa State University Beef Nutrition Farm.

Livestock producers will receive information from ISU Extension and Outreach on adding cover crops to annual livestock forage plans during an April 14 meeting in Mount Pleasant.

The 2016 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 30 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

The final session in a three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Dec. 14. The event will focus on winter feeding and grazing.

The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will feature a pasture walk and discussion format on a local farm.

A four-day bus trip to southwest Iowa and north central Nebraska next month will offer Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations and visit with successful producers and researchers.

 

Beef producers are invited to attend one of two Spring 2015 Beef Management Workshops being held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Madison and Henry counties during May.

Seven February meetings are scheduled across the predominant cow-calf sector of Iowa to address the complexity of semen and bull selection.