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Fred M. Hall
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Fred M. Hall, an Iowa State graduate, is returning to the university as a dairy specialist. He will cover the northwest portion of the state with his office based out of Sioux County.
The I-29 Moo University's Dairy Beef Short Course Tour offers an opportunity to see upper Midwest dairy steer management and marketing. The bus tour will be Tuesday, March 27.
ISU Extension and Outreach and four other state extension programs will present a webinar to help dairy producers understand changes made to the USDA Margin Protection Program.
Consumers can learn about local dairy products and the work it takes to make Iowa 12th in the nation for milk production by attending one of several dairy open houses during June.
Northwest Iowa beef and dairy producers depend on quality corn silage to build profitable rations. To help them accomplish this, the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team are hosting the Northwest Iowa Corn Silage Clinic, Aug. 28.
Farmers are in a stressful occupation, especially dairy farmers as they experience an extended period of low milk prices. A series of extension webinars will help those in the dairy industry recognize and manage stress.
ISU Extension and Outreach hosted a series of three webinars that discussed how to recognize the signs of stress, how to deal with dairy farm families experiencing stress, analyzing a dairy for profits, the profitability of various dairy systems and what FINBIN says about production costs. Recordings of the webinars are available for viewing.
The focus of the second Siouxland Ag Lenders Seminar, Nov. 1 in Orange City, is helping ag lenders and consultants manage client portfolios. The program will feature presentations by ISU Extension and Outreach specialists and other leading industry experts.
The Dairy Discussions: Risk Management and Labor Issues program is set for Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Sioux County office in Orange City.
A pair of Dairy Directions seminars, Dec. 11 in Sac County and Dec. 12 in Pocahontas County, will provide information on how to best manage a dairy operation.