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Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open Planned for July 11
Registrations are now being accepted for the 2006 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open.
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Kids Explore Ties of Ag to Daily Life
Role Play Agribusiness PhotoFour-county event brings eye-opening experiences with agricultural products to kids.
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ISU Extension Offers RUSLE2 and P Index Workshop for Manure Plan Writers
ISU Extension offers a workshop to train service providers on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.
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Japanese Regulations Could Impact Iowa Producers
Iowa pork producers who send their animals to Iowa packing plants should be aware of new regulations regarding Japanese meat and meat product imports.
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Study: Real-Time Ultrasound for Beef Cattle is Accurate
Ultrasound machines use real-time technology to capture additional measurements such as percent of intramuscular fat and used as a sorting tool in the feedlot.
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Feedlot Expansion Field Day Set for June 16
Meet an enterprising Story County producer who worked with ISU, DNR and EPA to develop alternative technology systems to meet environmental requirements and manage his 2,200 head livestock operation.
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