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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Release Date: 07/15/2022

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Shayne Wiese, a fifth-generation cattle producer from West Central Iowa, testified before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. The hearing focused on Title II Conservation Programs in the Farm Bill. Wiese testified on behalf of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association and National Cattlemen's Beef Association. He advocated for voluntary programs, as well as flexibilities within the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and enhanced support for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

It's hard to imagine the impact $440,000 can have on an individual, family or charity. Yet Iowa's cattle industry raised more than $440,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities at this year's Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show.  The Iowa Beef Industry Council, Iowa Cattlemen's Association and Office of the Governor of Iowa are proud to carry on the Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show, which started in 1983. To learn about this year's anniversary show, tune into this week's episode of "At the Gate."  

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Iowa State University recently named Jason Ross as the new chair of the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. In this week's episode, Jason Ross speaks to the new school year. On Monday, the Department of Animal Science welcomed 1,100 undergraduate students, many who have a primary or secondary interest in beef cattle production. Ross also shares his vision for the Department, which is "For Iowa State University's Department of Animal Science to be the premier Department of Animal Science in the country."

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The Iowa Beef Center will host three Fencing and Grazing Clinics in September. "The goal of these clinics is to focus on extending your grazing and exposing producers to available technologies," said Beth Reynolds, IBC extension program specialist. Learn more about opportunities to extend grazing during a drought as well as best practices for optimizing feed sources to keep the herd conditioned. 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Iowa cattle industry leaders influenced policy at the 2022 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting, hosted by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, in Reno, Nevada. This week, we hear from: Matt Deppe, ICA Chief Executive Officer Bob Noble, ICA President Rob Medberry, ICA President-elect The group discusses our impact on policy, especially as it relates to 14-day delivery and the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). For a full recap, tune into this week's episode of "At the Gate."

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

This week's episode is a brief update from your Iowa Cattlemen's Association. We cover a variety of topics, including the "I Am An Iowa Cattleman" Photo Contest, Iowa State Fair, and 2023 Carcass Challenge program.

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Justin, Lacie and McKinley Robbins, of Robbins Land & Cattle, LLC. aspire to leave the land better today than how they found it. The family's sustainable efforts have put them in the running for the 2021 National Environmental Stewardship Award. Learn more about the family-owned cattle operation, in this week's episode of "At the Gate." 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

It's full steam ahead at the Iowa Cattle Industry Headquarters. Now that our Regional BeefMeets are behind us, we are shifting gears to the Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show (GCSS). Learn about the history behind this event, which kicked off 40 years ago. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Iowa's cattle industry is hoping to raise $400,000 for the 40th anniversary. More about this year's show can be found at:  . 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Cattlemen's Association (ICA) will be travelling to four locations across the state to gather grassroots input from producer members. BeefMeets include education on policy and production, industry updates, a tradeshow and meal. These events are FREE to ICA members. Join us for one of the following: SW Region BeefMeet | Tuesday, June 7 Adair County 4-H & FFA Building 900 NE Elm St. Greenfield, IA 50849 NW Region BeefMeet | Thursday, June 9 Marcus Community Center 319 N Main St. Marcus, IA 51035 NE Region BeefMeet | Tuesday, June 14 CJ Farms Inc. 2424 10th St. Lamont, IA 50650 SE...

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The Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen's Association work collectively to support the success of beef producers in the state. In this week's episode of "At the Gate," Rex Hoppes shares how the Iowa Beef Industry Council is: Expanding consumer demand for beef Strengthening beef's position in the global marketplace Improving producer profitability An Iowa Beef Industry Council representative will be present at each ICA BeefMeet. Register for a BeefMeet near you by calling (515) 296-2266.

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This week's episode is a brief update from your Iowa Cattlemen's Association. We cover a variety of topics, including the "I Am An Iowa Cattleman" Photo Contest, Iowa State Fair, and 2023 Carcass Challenge program.