Farmers encouraged to watch cattle closely for heat stress

High temperatures, high humidity, solar radiation, and low-speed winds create the perfect environment for heat stress in cattle. The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is encouraging the state’s cattle producers to be prepared to make some changes that can make cattle more comfortable when still, hot and humid weather is in effect ...

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Winners of ICA Carcass Challenge named

High quality beef and a moderate cost of production are two of the general measures that were used by the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association in its Carcass Challenge competition that wrapped up with awards in Ames this month. Awards to the top steers in the group of 68 were given ...

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