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2021

  • September 2021
    • Pasture Recovery
    • Receiving Cattle Nutrition - Four Keys to Success
    • Cull Cow and Heifer Retention Strategies
    • Disrupters (IBC Director Column)
    • Managing Transportation Shrink of Weaned Calves (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions
    • Education and information for All
  • August 2021
    • Relative Prices Matter in Cattle Marketing
    • Toxic Plant Update
    • There is Time to Recharge Feed Supplies (IBC Director Column)
    • 10 Tips for Starting Weaned Calves on Feed (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions
    • Education and information for All
    July 2021
    • Fly Control
    • 2021 BIF Research Symposium & Convention – Did you miss it???
    • Water Supplementation Caution
    • Fair Time (IBC Director Column)
    • ISU Research Update (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance Certification Sessions
    • Education and information for All
  • June 2021
    • Feed Cost Comparisons
    • Preparing for Drought
    • BIF 2021 - Still Time to Register
    • See You in June! (IBC Director Column)
    • Water Quality (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, Education, Information
  • May 2021
    • Higher Retail Beef Prices - New Grilling Options?
    • Creep Feed & Milk EPD: What We Learned From Tracking Individual Calf Intake
    • BIF 2021 - Register by May 14 and Save $50
    • What Consumers Want and How We Provide it to Them (IBC Director Column)
    • How Are You Utilizing Your Calving Records?(Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, education and information
  • April 2021
    • Changes to Livestock Risk Protection Insurance
    • Beef Cattle Estrus Synchronization for 2021
    • Hypomagnesaemia or Grass Tetany in Beef Cattle
    • Play Ball! (IBC Director Column)
    • BMPs for Small Grain Silages (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, education and information
  • March 2021:
    • Managing Drought-Stressed Pastures
    • Managing March Madness: Mud in Iowa
    • Virtual I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course Set For March 23
    • Buckle up for the Feed Cost Squeeze (IBC Director Column)
    • Managing Replacement Heifers for Longevity (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, education and information
  • February 2021:
    • Colostrum Management is Udderly Important for Newborn Calves
    • Effectively Managing the Calving Process
    • Time to Take Stock and Plan Ahead (IBC Director Column)
    • The Konefal Method of Daytime Calving – Keys to Success (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, education and information
  • January 2021
    • Caring for Cows in Cold
    • Variety of Projects Funded by IBC Mini-grants
    • 2020 BQA Award Winners are Great Partners
    • Virtual Reality (BC Drector Column)
    • 10 Cost Saving Tips to Add to Your 2021 Resolutions (Iowa Cow-Calf Commentary)
    • Beef Quality Assurance, education and information

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