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Increase Your Grazing Knowledge and Skills with Short Course

June 15, 2022, 2:06 pm | Denise Schwab

Grassroots grazing workshops are offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to help build grazing skills for livestock producers. The first series of classes, which will focus on soil health and plant identification, will be offered in several counties across northeast Iowa on June 27, 28 and 29.


Join Iowa Beef Center on Three-Day Cow Caravan Bus Tour in Late August

July 10, 2017, 1:10 pm | Joe Sellers, 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.


McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day to Focus on Grazing, Cover Crops, Cattle Research

July 10, 2017, 12:59 pm | Joe Sellers, Sherry Hoyer

The 2017 field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm will provide updates on grazing and cover crops, including a pasture tour spotlighting weed control techniques and planning for stockpiled grazing. The Aug. 2 event also will provide the latest in selected beef cattle research projects and specific results on the farm cattle.