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
Celebrating 5 Years
June 14, 10: a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Prairie Links Golf and Event Center
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 email@example.com
Registration for both events starts at 9:30 a.m.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 515-965-4626. When application and essay are totally complete, please email to email@example.com or mail to ISDA, Scholarship Application, 101 NE Trilein Dr., Ankeny, IA 50021. Continue reading
The 2016 policies were approved at the Annual meeting on January 8th. Several policies were updated and the labor policies were rewritten. The policy books were mailed to all state legislatures. Please review and contact Sue Ann Claudon with any questions. Continue reading
Mark your calendar for the 2016 Iowa State Dairy Association Annual Meeting. Gary Sipiorski, Dairy Development Manager with Vita Plus and Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be our guest speakers. Also on the agenda is a business session, policy proposals, and election of board members. Watch for additional information by mail and email and your chance to RSVP. Continue reading