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The “Iowa Beef Center Feedlot Short Course” will provide classroom and hands-on instruction in a variety of areas, along with sessions at the Iowa State Beef Nutrition Farm and Couser Cattle Company in Nevada. The program is Aug. 8-10 at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames.
A two-day short course that combines both classroom learning and hands-on instruction will be offered by the Iowa Beef Center on Feb. 6-7.
Farmers and beef producers interested in learning more about cover crops and successfully integrating cover crops as a forage resource into their current beef and row crop enterprises are invited to attend either of two upcoming field days in Monona or Buena Vista County.
Based on the success of the initial beef feedlot short course in 2017, Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University has planned a second event set for July 31-Aug. 2 in Ames.
Erika Lundy has been hired as an extension beef specialist. She will be housed in the ISU Extension and Outreach Adair County office and will work with producers in the southwest part of the state.
Beef cattle producers and others in the beef industry who attend the Three-State Beef Conference will receive updates on current cow-calf and stocker topics from Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri extension beef specialists.
Cattle producers can increase their knowledge of current feedlot issues and profitability during an educational program June 13 at the Wallace Foundation Learning Center.
A June 12 webinar, sponsored by Iowa Farm Bureau, will feature extension beef specialists, Ericka Lundy and Denise Schwab, discussing the Iowa Beef Center Cow Systems research project findings.
The 2019 Beef Feedlot Short Course will optimize participant learning through exposure to new technology, research and best management practices in a small group setting with a mix of hands-on and classroom instruction.
Beef Quality Assurance Transportation is a new program that provides information for farmers and professional truckers who are involved with transporting cattle.