Articles related to Livestock

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:12

Attendees at a recent cattle stewardship conference in northwest Iowa heard a common, simple message from speakers that when taken to heart can improve a farm’s economic bottom line: comfortable cattle perform better and consequently, are more profitable.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:23

The program is targeted toward commercial and seedstock producers, the artificial insemination and allied industries and veterinarians interested in using or improving implementation of reproductive management tools and associated genetic tools.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:16

The rapid and extreme increase in temperatures may be an unwelcome change for some cattle.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:17

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have been amazing. What began as a series of agriculture-related field trips has turned into a concerted effort to push students into agriculture careers at Iowa State University and elsewhere.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 13:43

Southeast Iowa producers who need PQAPlus or TQA certification soon should consider sessions set for June 6 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Henry County office.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 13:19

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative is now accepting registrations to become certified as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for the Food Safety Modernization Act. This three day course will be held Aug. 9-11 at the Scheman Building, Iowa State University campus, Ames, Iowa.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:38

Many opportunities are available for families to learn about Iowa's dairy industry during June.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 11:33

The Iowa Beef Center has updated the BRaNDS ration balancing software. Owners of earlier versions of professional and standard editions can update at a low cost.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 13:05

There is a better way than relying on calendar date to determine when to harvest the first alfalfa crop of the season due to climatic variations impacting alfalfa growth and development.