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2013 Iowa Grazing Conference

May 21st, 2013

Those who use grazing in their livestock operations are encouraged to register now for the 2013 Iowa Grazing Conference, set for June 25-26 in Creston. Joe Sellers, beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has been involved with the conference for several years and said this year’s event has classroom and field experiences.

The conference will be held at the Southwestern Community College campus in Creston, and runs from 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, to noon on Wednesday, June 26. In addition to breakout sessions and a producer panel, the event also has a pasture walk and barbeque meal on the evening of June 25.  More details…

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Iowa Forage Conference

November 18th, 2011

The 2011 Iowa Forage & Grassland Council Conference is right around the corner on November 21-22, 2011. It will be hosted at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines, IA. Some of the speakers include Helga Offenburger (Iowa DNR), Randy Welch (Land O’Lakes), Joe Sellers (Beef Program Specialist, ISU Extension) and Tim Eggers (Field Agricultural Economist, ISU Extension). Check out the agenda and plan to join us.

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Register Now for Grazing Conference!!

August 20th, 2010

One last reminder to get registered for the Iowa Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI)  grazing conference Aug. 23-24, in West Des Moines at the Iowa Farm Bureau headquarters. The event will start at 9 a.m. on Aug. 23 and conclude by 1 p.m. on Aug. 24. Featured speakers include Mark Kennedy, Missouri Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) grasslands specialist; Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska; Steve Barnhart, Iowa State University; and Erin Herbold, ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation.

The agenda will include discussions on alternative grazing systems, beef heifer development, increasing beef cow efficiency, legal issues for livestock farmers and numerous breakout sessions on topics of interest to graziers. The program includes producer panel discussions on wildlife and grazing, direct marketing beef and choosing the grazing system that fits your operation. A pasture walk and barbeque at the Ken Henrichsen farm near Winterset will be held on the evening of Aug. 23.

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Iowa Grazing Conference Aug. 23-24

June 29th, 2010

The Iowa Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) will conduct a grazing conference Aug. 23-24, in West Des Moines on Aug. 23 and 24. Featured speakers include Mark Kennedy, Missouri Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) grasslands specialist; Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska; Steve Barnhart, Iowa State University; and Erin Herbold, ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation.

The agenda includes alternative grazing systems, beef heifer development, increasing beef cow efficiency, legal issues for livestock farmers and numerous breakout sessions on topics of interest to graziers. Also producer panel discussions on wildlife and grazing, direct marketing beef and choosing the grazing system that fits your operation. More information and details can be found here.

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Registration still open for August grazing conference!

August 5th, 2009

Summer has flown by and it’s already August, but it’s not too late to register for the upcoming grazing conference, to be held August 25-26, near Moravia, IA.

Keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Fred Provenza from Utah State University. We’re excited to have Dr. Provenza come to Iowa for this conference and we think you’ll really enjoy having him as a speaker.

“Dr. Fred Provenza’s presentations can be a life-changing experience,” said Steve Radakovich of RCC Cattle Company, an audience member at one of Dr. Provenza’s discussions. “The best Penny and I have ever heard. Don’t miss this opportunity and bring your spouse, neighbors and friends. You’ll have a lot to discuss on the drive home…Guarantee it!”

 Want to learn more about the upcoming conference, including how to register? Check out the latest material on this exciting event:

Hope to see you there!

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