Farming for the Future




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CSIF’s popular Farming for the Future Conference was held January 16, 2019. The conference featured a dynamic line-up of speakers who helped livestock farmers better understand the opportunities available to them in calving under roof and cover crop practices.

Click the links below to see conference presentations or click here to see presentations from previous years.

Economics of Calving Under Roof – Tim Bickett, Hoop Beef System, LLC.

Health Management in a Controlled Environment – Dan Bakker, Foundation Livestock Service

Rules & Regulations for Cattle Confinements – Kent Mowrer, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers

Grazing Cover Crops for Profit – Meghan Filbert, Practical Farmers of Iowa

Nutritional Management of Cows – Zach McCracken, Suther Feeds, Inc.