News from Iowa Beef Center
Save the date -- Driftless Region Beef Conference, Dubuque, Jan. 22-23, 2015.
Save the date --Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference, Ottumwa, Jan. 31, 2015.
Cattle producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a workshop featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program (FMP) software. The workshop will be Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach office in Sac County.
It’s not too late for beef producers to become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified. In fact, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council, and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are co-hosting three meetings in northwest Iowa to provide that opportunity.
The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC) Conference will be held November 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m., followed by the IFGC annual meeting at 9 a.m., and is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.
See a review of information and links to handouts from the 2014 Gerrish Grazing Series, as provided by Jim Gerrish.
Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by grazing consultant Jim Gerrish. See all events on the IBC grazing page.
IBC's Patrick Wall presents a four-part video series, "ABCs of EPDs" on a new webpage devoted to genetic selection topics.