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Webster City Bass Farm Generating Interest in Iowa Aquaculture Hub

April 12, 2013, 11:03 am | Allen Pattillo, Ray Hansen, Willy Klein

A Webster City business, Iowa’s First, has taken a proactive approach to circumventing the economic losses in livestock production by moving into fish farming. Mark and Jeff Nelson are producing hybrid striped bass in their unused hog facility. With the assistance of ISU Extension and Outreach they hope to create an aquaculture hub in central Iowa. Read more about Webster City Bass Farm Generating Interest in Iowa Aquaculture Hub

Goat Nutrition Software Now Available from Iowa Beef Center

June 30, 2016, 4:36 pm | Garland Dahlke

A new nutrition software program will help Iowa goat producers with accurate information on nutrition needs and diet formulations for their animals. "Goat Nutrition" is for all goats of all ages, and the one-time price includes personalized assistance and future updates. Read more about Goat Nutrition Software Now Available from Iowa Beef Center

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Extension and Outreach Personnel to Receive 2016 Iowa State University Awards

September 22, 2016, 2:19 pm | Laura Sternweis

Five Iowa State University Extension and Outreach personnel will receive Iowa State University awards. Denise Schwab, Robert Dodds, Jon Wolseth, Daniel Morrical and Larry Tranel will be recognized during the university’s awards ceremony Monday, Sept. 26 on campus in Ames. Read more about Extension and Outreach Personnel to Receive 2016 Iowa State University Awards

Scout for Corn Molds and Ear Rots This Harvest Season

October 20, 2016, 12:16 pm | Chris Clark

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn mold this harvest season. Based on producer descriptions of black mold or black dust that becomes airborne when the plants are disturbed, common corn smut is the most likely culprit in many of these cases. Read more about Scout for Corn Molds and Ear Rots This Harvest Season

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Livestock Prices Stabilizing after Rollercoaster Rise and Fall

December 15, 2016, 11:44 am | Lee Schulz

The market for livestock has been a bit of a rollercoaster over the last few years. Strong prices during 2014 and early 2015 have given way to lower prices that are more in line with what producers saw from 2010-13, says Lee Schulz, livestock economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Read more about Livestock Prices Stabilizing after Rollercoaster Rise and Fall

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