Treating common summer health issues in cattle

IARN — Foot and eye issues in cattle can be an occasional problem in spring and summer, depending on weather, pasture, and feedlot conditions. While typically not devastating diseases, both can be severely debilitating conditions for affected cattle. Read more

USDA announces dates for CRP Grasslands signup

IARN — Agricultural landowners and producers in Iowa can apply for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands signup from today until August 20. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated signup options this year to provide greater incentives for producers and increased the program’s conservation and climate benefits, which included setting a minimum rental rate and identifying two national priority zones. Read more