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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.


Contract Grazing Fact Sheet Series Now Available

March 21, 2013, 12:41 pm | Joe Sellers, Sherry Hoyer

Four new fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle are now available on the Iowa Beef Center website. The series was developed by a specialized working group within the Green Lands, Blue Water project, including two Iowa State University specialists.