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Iowa Forage and Grassland Council logo Save the date for the 2018 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council conference. The annual event will be held Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames. Topics presented by ISU speakers include grazing management for wildlife, corn silage quality, managed grazing benefits and the BRaNDS program. Cost is $40 for members, $60 for non-members, and registration deadline is Jan. 11. See more info on the IFGC website.
IVMA logo Researchers at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association need your help to better understand the impact of Johne's disease in beef cattle. Please consider completing this short survey to provide valuable information regarding the impact of this disease on the Iowa beef industry. The survey should take about 10-15 minutes.
Joe Sellers leading grazing field day Joe Sellers is recognized as a strong advocate for grazing and soil conservation as they relate to profitability of beef cattle operations. As such, he'll lead discussion on effective grazing practices and the proper use of management-intensive grazing on Iowa farms during the Oct. 18 Iowa Learning Farms webinar. The free monthly webinar series is offered the third Wednesday beginning at noon. See more info on this session and how to participate.
Iowa Cowmaker Elite logo Iowa’s new heifer development program, Iowa Cowmaker Elite (ICE), is officially underway! ISU Extension and Outreach beef specialist Patrick Wall is the ICE program coordinator. He said the intent of the long-term project is designed to help Iowa’s beef producers select, manage and develop high quality heifers year after year.
Greenhorn Grazing logo One more session remains in this year’s Greenhorn Grazing series in southern Iowa, and organizer Joe Sellers said people who want to attend are encouraged to register soon for accurate meal count. Cost is $20, payable at the door for the Tuesday, Nov. 14 event. It begins at 4 p.m. at the Madison County Extension Office, located at 117 N. John Wayne Drive in Winterset, and includes a pasture walk at a local farm.
feedlot cattle See our updated page of resources, information, sources and answers for all species for the Veterinary Feed Directive.
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