Sherry Hoyer
Iowa Beef Center | Iowa Pork Industry Center

515-294-4496
shoyer@iastate.edu 

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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.
 

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.

The publication, "Growth Promotant Implants for Cattle," guides beef producers as they tailor implant strategies to meet their operation’s specific needs.

A weed and brush management field day June 22 will look at crops following cover crops and the latest on handling area weed pressures.

A June 21 weed and brush field day will focus on control of  Sericea Lespedeza, a prevalent weed in southern Iowa that is becoming a bigger issue for producers.

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop will highlight the latest information on reproductive technologies in beef cattle.

The second session in the three-part series, Grassroots Grazing, for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for May 26 at the Tony Mullen farm near Corning.

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.

ISU Extension and Outreach is expanding the Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers into east central Iowa this year.

Northwest Iowa beef producers are invited to learn about the feedlot assessment process at one of four field days offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach this summer.