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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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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

Producers Can Fine-tune Beef Management Skills at March 2 Workshop

February 16, 2017, 3:57 pm | 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. Read more about Producers Can Fine-tune Beef Management Skills at March 2 Workshop

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Southeast Iowa Greenhorn Grazing Series Features Forage and Grazing Education

April 26, 2017, 7:23 am | Patrick Wall

Southeast Iowa producers who want to conserve natural resources while being able to optimize their forage and livestock production are invited to attend the 2017 Greenhorn Grazing series in Mount Pleasant this summer. Read more about Southeast Iowa Greenhorn Grazing Series Features Forage and Grazing Education

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