A new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication titled “Vaccines: Handle with Care” walks readers through procedures that can help keep vaccines safe while waiting to be used.
Controlling feed cost while meeting the cow’s nutrient needs requires knowledge of both the feed supply and the animal’s requirements. To help producers understand these important aspects, two separate workshops will be held in northeast Iowa on Feb. 14.
The distance education program, SowBridge, begins its tenth year in February. This low-tech educational opportunity combines electronic materials with live presentations via teleconference, and focuses on topics most relevant to those working with sows, boars, piglets, and genetic and reproductive issues.
Since early November reports of an iconic tundra-dwelling bird, the snowy owl, have been pouring in from all corners of the state.
Bats play an important part in Iowa’s ecosystem. Bats help farmers and homeowners alike by feasting on a broad range of insects. In Iowa, this means meals of moths, beetles and mosquitoes.
The sixth annual Iowa Swine Day will address current issues and opportunities facing pork producers. The June 29 event will take place on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.
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.
The 2017 Midwest Commercial Sheep Production Workshop on Saturday, June 17, will focus on the Let’s Grow goals and objectives campaign from the American Lamb Board.
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.
Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist at Iowa State University, shares his first-hand encounter with a covey of bobwhite quail in the January issue of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Acreage Living Newsletter.