Tag: Extension

Early Lactation Nutrition in the First-Calf Beef Heifer

Hi. This is Beth Doran, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist in Northwest Iowa. Today, I’d like to talk with you a little bit about heifer development and specifically nutrition post-calving. When you look at this, you’ll see that post-partum heifers are really very fragile. That’s because they’re continuing to grow, they’re trying to milk and…


Pre-calving/Late Gestation Nutrition of the Yearling Beef Heifer Pt. 1

Hi, I’m Denise Schwab, Extension Beef Specialist for Northeast Iowa and today I’m going to visit with you about pre-calving nutrition on those heifers that we are developing. First of all, we know that heifers that calve in the first 21 days of the calving cycle are more likely to come back into heat earlier,…


Nutrition of Edamame

Hi, I’m Rosemary Rodibaugh, Nutrition Professor with the University of Arkansas Systems Division of Agriculture. Many health experts consider edamame a super vegetable. Not only does it contain the vitamins, minerals and fiber that other vegetables do, but it’s also a great source of protein, making it comparable to meat. Edamame has a sweet, nutty…


EFNEP – Expanded Food & Nutrition Program at UF/IFAS Extension

EFNEP – the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is a free program for qualifying families funded by the US Department of Agriculture through a federal, state, and local partnership. EFNEP is managed by UF/IFAS, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and offered through county Extension offices. We saw a very…