News from Iowa Beef Center
ISUEO beef program specialist Chris Clark offers tips on winter care for cattle in this article from "Living the Country Life."
Make plans to attend Feedlot Forum 2015 on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Terrace View Event Center in Sioux Center. The forum features timely presentations on changes affecting northwest Iowa feedlot producers and includes a trade show displaying new products and services.
Good news for beef producers who attended last year’s 3-State Beef Conference: Rick Rasby from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln (UNL) is returning. Learn more about the 2015 program and agenda for the Creston site.
For the beef producer who seemingly has everything this holiday season, consider a registration to the 2015 Driftless Region Beef Conference in Dubuque on Jan. 22-23. Cost is just $85 through Jan. 15 and includes proceedings.
Learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts your operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference next month in Dubuque. Keynote speaker Jude Capper will present her research on beef’s environmental footprint and what sustainability means to the future of the beef industry.
Need to get a confinement or commercial manure applicator certification? Or is it time to recertify? Iowa State is offering workshops for both programs early next year. Read more about the dates, locations and costs for confinement site workshops and commercial applicator training.
Iowa native and ISU alum Donald Beerman has been named chair of the ISU animal science department. He begins Jan. 5, and comes from University of Nebraska--Lincoln where he was interim director of the School and Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.Beermane also led the UNL animal science department from 1999 to 2007. He succeeds Maynard Hogberg, who has been chair at ISU since 2003.
The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference will feature speakers on the farm bill, fescue, and efficiency during the Jan. 31, 2015 event. Admission is free, no preregistration is necessary, and attendees will receive a copy of the proceedings. See more info, including a link to the event brochure, in this release.