‘Manure: Your Fertilizer Source Workshop’ Slated for July 6

Experts to share ways to lower input costs and maximize nutrient value of manure

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 7, 2016 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop designed to help livestock farmers maximize the nutrient value of the manure they apply to their fields on July 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Quality Inn in Dyersville. Continue reading

June Dairy Iowa Meeting

Celebrating 5 Years

June 14, 10: a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Prairie Links Golf and Event Center
Waverly, IA

Key Speakers
Mike Pearson, Market to Market Host
Dr. Marin Bozic, University of Minnesota

Producer Panel Discussion
Succession Planning and Expansion

For questions or to pre-register for either event, contact Sue Ann Claudon at 515-330-7906 or saclaudon@midwestdairy.com

Registration for both events starts at 9:30 a.m.

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2016 Scholarship Applications Due on April 1

ISDA will be awarding 14 college scholarships of $500 each for the 2016 fall semester. To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be the child or grandchild of a current ISDA member OR be an employee or the child of an employee on a dairy farm which belongs to ISDA. Applicants must also be attending college full time (or plan to attend full time). If you are not currently an ISDA member or need to renew your membership, you can find a membership application here or contact Sue Ann Claudon, ISDA Executive Director at sueannc@iowadairy.org  515-965-4626. When application and essay are totally complete, please email to sueannc@iowadairy.org or mail to ISDA, Scholarship Application, 101 NE Trilein Dr., Ankeny, IA 50021. Continue reading