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2024 current issues

  • February 2024
    • The reality of cattle consuming snow as a water resource
    • Supplementing less-than-ideal forages (Progressive Cattle article)
    • Timely resources from Iowa Beef Center
    • IBC Director Column
    • Breeding objectives: The genetic business plan for your herd (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions
    • Education and Information for all
  • January 2024
    • Stockpiling – A Winter Manure Management Option
    • When early calving is actually late-term abortion
    • 2024 New Year’s Resolutions for cattlemen
    • ISU faculty and staff receive state research project funding through Iowa State Beef Checkoff
    • IBC Director Column
    • New Year’s Resolutions (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions 
    • Education and Information for all

2023

  • December 2023
    • Winter manure application - cleaning up or making a mess?
    • Reminders for winter feeding the cow-calf herd
    • Vitamin A supplementation for beef cows
    • The ongoing debate over EPD vs. phenotype (Written for Progressive Cattle)
    • IBC Director Column
    • 'Tis the season for Iowa Beef Center meetings(Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions 
    • Education and Information for all

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