Articles related to Livestock

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:17

Russ Euken has received the R.K. Bliss Award from Iowa State University. The award recognizes outstanding achievement of an ISU Extension and Outreach staff member for developing an overall or continuing extension education program.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 11:02

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.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:13

The leading causes of agricultural fatalities are tractor overturns, runovers and collisions. The tragedy is that the majority of these are preventable with the addition of rollover protective structures, using safe tractor practices and adequate marking.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 13:33

Most ATV and UTV injury events involve rolling and pinning or crushing the victim. Adding a liquid tank to an ATV or UTV changes the center of gravity, making the vehicle more top-heavy and easier to roll over.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:22

Agriculture still ranks as the most dangerous industry in the United States, which is why Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 17-23 is held in conjunction with National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:24

Iowa’s new heifer development program, Iowa Cowmaker Elite, is officially underway, according to program coordinator Patrick Wall, ISU Extension and Outreach beef specialist.

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 09:28

Just two sessions remain in this year’s Greenhorn Grazing series in southern Iowa, and people who want to attend are encouraged to register soon for accurate meal count.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 11:54

Six teams competed in the state 4-H meat judging contest hosted by the Iowa State Meat Lab Aug. 26.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 08:41

More than 200 youth from 58 Iowa counties participated in three skill-a-thons at the 2017 Iowa State Fair. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach held skill-a-thons for goat, sheep and swine.