News from Iowa Beef Center
Due to the success of the first-ever Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers in 2015, the series is being expanded this year. Joe Sellers encourages people to preregister soon for these no-cost meetings.Two new locations are Corning on February 22 and Ames on February 23.
***Weather-related postponement and rescheduling for Heifer Development 3 sessions***
Severe weather forecast for this week means new dates for Atlantic and Cherokee. Specific locations, times, and preregistration of three days prior remain the same.
Atlantic: new date -- Monday, Feb. 8 Call 712-250-0070
Cherokee: new date -- Monday, Feb. 22 Call 712-225-6196
The Heifer Development 3 program in Atlantic has been rescheduled for Monday, February 8. The Iowa caucus and a new snow forecast for the original date of Feb. 1 led site host ISU Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Chris Clark to reschedule the event. Preregistration is now due Feb. 5. Times and costs remain the same.
Three Iowa locations will host the 2016 Beef Feedlot Roundtable on Feb. 9. Topics include silage research update, ruminant starch digestion and changing distillers grains in feedlot cattle diets. Register now to attend this annual ISU-UNL session at Cresco, Ida Grove or Manchester, and pay at the door.
The Iowa Beef Center is partnering with the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA), ABS Global, Accelerated Genetics, Select Sires and Merial to present this series of educational workshops, “Heifer Development 3: Breeding & Selecting for Longevity & Profit." (**1-19-16 Atlantic session date has been changed to Feb. 8.**)