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2006

Agriculture

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

Hoops and alternative livestock systems

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Alternative Farrowing Systems During Cold Weather, Mark S. Honeyman, Jay D. Harmon, James B. Kliebenstein Jan 2006

Alternative Farrowing Systems During Cold Weather, Mark S. Honeyman, Jay D. Harmon, James B. Kliebenstein

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

The project investigators studied the performance of alternative farrowing systems during cold weather. These systems have the potential to expand the niche pork markets in Iowa by making larger supplies of marketable pork available in the summer months.


Beef Cattle Feeding In Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns, Mark S. Honeyman Jan 2006

Beef Cattle Feeding In Deep-Bedded Hoop Barns, Mark S. Honeyman

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

A low-cost, versatile bedded hoop barn for feeding cattle may help alleviate runoff and other environmental problems associated with open beef cattle feedlots while maintaining animal performance.