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New Iowa Beef Center Fact Sheet Provides Guidance for Grazing Contracts

April 12, 2017, 8:14 am | Joe Sellers, Patrick Gunn

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists Patrick Gunn and Joe Sellers have created a new fact sheet, "Pasture and Grazing Arrangements for Beef Cattle," for those who use pasture and grazing rentals in their operations. Read more about New Iowa Beef Center Fact Sheet Provides Guidance for Grazing Contracts

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

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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. Read more about Join Iowa Beef Center on Three-Day Cow Caravan Bus Tour in Late August

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Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Discuss Management-Intensive Grazing and Grasslands

October 3, 2017, 10:02 am | Jacqueline Comito

Joe Sellers, beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will discuss which practices make grazing more effective and how management-intensive grazing can work on Iowa farms. Read more about Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Discuss Management-Intensive Grazing and Grasslands