Denise Schwab

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The upcoming Driftless Region Beef Conference will spotlight several big picture issues facing the beef industry, and organizers say they worked to bring great speakers to address these issues at the Jan. 26-27 event in Dubuque.

By: Denise Schwab

The 34th annual Eastern Iowa Hay Producers Association annual meeting and conference will be held Friday, March 10, at Buzzy’s in Welton.

By: Denise Schwab

Eastern Iowa beef producers are invited to learn about the process of completing the BQA Feedyard Assessment at one of three July field days offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Denise Schwab

While cattle manure provides nutrients needed to produce feed for the cattle, it presents challenges which extension specialists and producers will discuss at the summer feedlot conference.

By: Denise Schwab and Sherry Hoyer

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer "Boots in the Barn," a new program for female beef and dairy producers, in northeast Iowa starting in January. 

By: Jennifer Bentley and Denise Schwab

Alison Robertson, extension plant pathologist at Iowa State University, will address methods to reduce mold production on growing crops to decrease risk of molds in feed after harvest. Trevor Smith, University of Guelph, Ontario animal biosciences adjunct professor, will speak about mycotoxins in feed.

By: Denise Schwab

Controlling feed cost while meeting the cow’s nutrient needs requires knowledge of both the feed supply and the animal’s requirements. To help producers understand these important aspects, two separate workshops will be held in northeast Iowa on Feb. 14.

By: Denise Schwab

Area hay and forage producers are invited to attend the 35th annual Eastern Iowa Hay Producers Association meeting and conference on Thursday, March 15.

By: Denise Schwab

Three Iowa stockmanship, handling and Beef Quality Assurance workshops featuring Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard veterinarian from Benkelman, Neb., will be July 30 and 31.

By: Denise Schwab and Russ Euken

This year's weather is making harvesting corn silage a challenge for many areas of the state. Remembering a few basic principles critical to harvest and storage of high quality corn silage feedstuff reduce the challenges.

By: Denise Schwab

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