Joe Sellers

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Four new fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle are now available on the Iowa Beef Center website. The series was developed by a specialized working group within the Green Lands, Blue Water project, including two Iowa State University specialists.

By: Joe Sellers and Sherry Hoyer

Concern over health issues in cattle that consume ergot-contaminated grain motivated Iowa Beef Center staff at Iowa State University to investigate potential issues around ergot contamination. They share what they have found.

By: Joe Sellers and Steve Ensley

ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a pasture management session, "Spring Grazing – Opportunities and Management Needs," Feb. 27, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Corning Public Library.

By: Joe Sellers

North central Iowa beef producers interested in learning how to hone their management skills are invited to a workshop focused on just that. "Fine-tuning your cattle management skills" is set for Thursday, March 2, at the Ellsworth Community College.

By: Joe Sellers

On-Farm workshop will cover unique management techniques of calving in hoop barns. ISU Extension and Outreach and local farmer will share experiences and research related to hoop barn calving.

By: Joe Sellers

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists Patrick Gunn and Joe Sellers have created a new fact sheet, "Pasture and Grazing Arrangements for Beef Cattle," for those who use pasture and grazing rentals in their operations.

By: Joe Sellers and Patrick Gunn

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host an update for veterinarians on May 31 at the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Chariton, Iowa.

By: Joe Sellers

Grazing management and managing tall fescue are the topics to be covered during southern Iowa beef management workshops May 30, 31 and June 1.

By: Joe Sellers and Sherry Hoyer

A three-day late summer bus tour -- the Cow Caravan -- features some of Iowa’s successful grazing and confinement cow operations. The Aug. 29-31 tour is a component of the Iowa Beef Center’s Cow Systems Project, created to evaluate management practices among operations ranging from extensive grazing systems to year-round confinement.

By: Joe Sellers and Sherry Hoyer

Meetings for crop and livestock producers in south-central Iowa currently experiencing moderate and severe drought are scheduled for early August. Prior to the meeting start, producers may have up to five corn stalk samples assessed for nitrates.

By: Rebecca Vittetoe and Joe Sellers and Patrick Wall and Charles Brown

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