Jennifer Bentley

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Dairy specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host webinars on Sept. 19 and 26, entertaining and educating with a dairy version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”

By: Jennifer Bentley and Larry Tranel

A series of six new videos from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have been created to help beginning dairy farmers learn about different types of dairy operations and management systems.

By: Jennifer Bentley

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

The 2018 Dairy Days, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists, are set for seven eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 15 and Feb. 1.

By: Jennifer Bentley

The 2018 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference, June 13-14 in Dubuque, Iowa, will feature information on using new low lignin forages, fatty acids and better ration predictions to improve cow performance and health.

By: Jennifer Bentley and Larry Tranel

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.

By: Jennifer Bentley and Fred M. Hall and Larry Tranel

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.

By: Jennifer Bentley and Fred M. Hall and Larry Tranel

A new series of video resources is available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to provide training in calf management, including newborn calf care, colostrum management, calf nutrition, animal handling, automatic calf feeder management and hygiene and sanitation.

By: Jennifer Bentley

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.

By: Jennifer Bentley and Fred M. Hall and Larry Tranel

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy team has scheduled a series of farm tours to offer first-hand looks at the way fellow dairy farmers are managing automatic milking systems in new or retrofit facilities.

By: Jennifer Bentley and Larry Tranel

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