ISU Extension Aims To Assist Beef Producers To Maintain Performance In Wake Of Drought

Date posted - November 9, 2012

Orange City, Iowa — This past summer’s drought is having far-reaching effects. One area that will certainly be affected is livestock production. Iowa State University Extension Beef Field Specialist Beth Doran tells us that they have a series of meetings scheduled that will help producers find solutions to drought-related problems.

She says the classes are designed to help both cow-calf and feedlot producers. She tells us about the effects producers are expected to face.

She says with the corn costs being high, producers are looking for ways to reduce corn use, but still maintain performance. Plus, with two years of drought, there is going to be a shortage of feeder cattle. She says they’ll also have a weather outlook.

To get registered for the program, contact the county office where the program will be held, or you can call Doran at 712-737-4230. The registration fee is $10, payable at the door.

Print Friendly

Leave a Reply

Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email walt@kiwaradio.com.


Back to:ISU Extension Aims To Assist Beef Producers To Maintain Performance In Wake Of Drought