Sherry Hoyer
Iowa Beef Center | Iowa Pork Industry Center

515-294-4496
shoyer@iastate.edu 

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Meet Jeff Hartwig, the ISU Swine Farms manager, and learn about his first six months in this position.

Pork producers are invited to attend June workshops focusing on advanced swine reproductive management topics. ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa Pork Producers Association are offering the workshops in Waverly and LeMars.

The Beef Feedlot Systems Manual has been completely revised to help producers as they consider options for expanding or adding new feedlot facilities. A spreadsheet-based calculator has been added as a decision tool.

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research at 2015 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences.

Iowa beef producers can virtually attend roundtable discussions to learn more about feeding dairy beef. The program is a joint effort of Iowa and Nebraska extension services.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach livestock specialists are hosting meetings to share information about making genetic improvements to cow-calf herds.
 

The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will offer several workshops across Iowa focusing on choices in feedlot facilities in February and March 2015.

Cattle feeders, order buyers and bankers now have a tool from the Iowa Beef Center to help them make cattle buying decisions.

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

Six publications in the series “Ethanol Coproducts for Beef Cattle” offer the latest information based on research and demonstration projects, and all are available for download from the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.