Area hay and forage producers are invited to attend the 35th annual Eastern Iowa Hay Producers Association meeting and conference on Thursday, March 15.
This year’s Iowa Pork Regional Conference series offers presentations on vaccine and antibiotic changes, factors affecting swine markets, and updates on state and national environmental issues. The conferences are Feb. 19-22 at Nashua, Carroll, Le Mars and Washington.
The third annual Iowa Small Farms Conference, Feb. 10 in Ames, will address topics such as farm finances, hops production, gardening, wildlife habitat and beekeeping.
The 2018 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will feature speakers and topics of interest to producers raising livestock on pastures.
The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to the state’s beef cattle industry for more than 40 years. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialist Patrick Wall said the conference, set for Jan. 27 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, will continue that successful tradition.
University extension services in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin are teaming together to offer the Driftless Region Beef Conference Jan. 25-26, 2018, at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque.
The Women in Ag Leadership Conference will be held Nov. 27-28 at the Iowa State Center – Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa. The conference begins with leadership workshops Monday evening and a full agenda covering many leadership topics.
Highlights of the 2017 ICM Conference are invited guest speakers, multiple sessions to choose from each hour and the opportunity to network with others in the agriculture industry.
Iowa Organic Conference, a joint effort between Iowa State University and the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, will be held Nov. 19-20 on the Universtity of Iowa campus in Iowa City. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.
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.