Iowa Farm Bureau has two upcoming webinars of interest to livestock farmers. A cow systems research project with interesting results will be presented in one. Another webinar will review the threat of African Swine Fever. For more information and to pre-register to receive reminder e-mails, please click the links below:
Iowa Cow-Calf Production: Exploring Different Management Systems , Wednesday, June 12, 1:00 pm
Speakers: Denise Schwab and Erika Lundy, ISU Extension Beef Specialists
This webinar will include results from an Iowa project designed to identify costs, environmental impacts, and best practices in three cow-calf systems: limit grazed, traditional and extended grazed systems. The research included 28 Iowa producer cooperators with real data on production costs, forage quality, feeds and rations and soil samples. Please click here.
African Swine Fever: A Global Threat Systems, Thursday, July 11, 2019, 1:00 pmSpeaker: Dr. Andrew Hennenfent, Emergency Management Coordinator for Animal Health
Join Dr. Andrew Hennenfent of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to learn about African Swine Fever, the potential impact it could have on Iowa agriculture, how to identify it, and ways to prevent it. Please click here.