On September 17, the Iowa Forage and Grassland Council dodged the foreboding weather for a pasture tour at Rowe’s Red Cows near Winterset, Iowa. Nearly 45 members and guests attended this tour to learn about:
- Planning Recovery Methods of Damaged Pastures
- Stockpiled Grazing
- Controlling Pasture Weeds
- Pasture Renovation
- Utilizing Cover Crops from Prevented Planting Acres
- Fall Seeding Forages
- Pros and Cons of Alternative Cow Management Systems
Guest speakers included Elyssa Trejo, Corteva Agriscience, and other board members.
About Rowe’s Red Cows – Fifth-generation beef farmer Justin Rowe has raised cattle since he was 9 years old and today is the owner of Rowe’s Red Cows. With his wife, Corinne, and two children, the Rowe family runs a cow-calf farm in Madison and Union counties raising Red Angus cows. Find them on Twitter @rowekidsandcows or Facebook @rowesredcows.
The IFGC board would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the ISU Beef Center and other supporters. Please visit them on Facebook @iowabeefcenter