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Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Area

Agriculture is important to Iowa. We grow crops and raise livestock to feed our nation and beyond. Much
of Iowa’s economy thrives on our rich agricultural heritage and ANR Extension and Outreach plays an
important role in providing research-based information and resources to educate Iowa’s farmers, producers
and agribusinesses. Our programs impact all Iowans, whether they live in a rural or urban area, and have
been developed to improve our quality of life.

ANR Program Teams

  • Agricultural Systems and Environmental Stewardship
  • Crops
  • Dairy
  • Farm Management
  • Horticulture
  • Iowa Beef Center
  • Iowa Pork Industry Center
  • Local Foods
  • Natural Resources
  • Value Added Agriculture

Using a variety of educational deliveries including newsletters, websites, workshops, conferences, consultation, and
train-the-trainer clinics, our specialists are engaged with farmers, researchers, organizations, agencies, agribusiness,
and communities at state, regional and national levels.

 

ANR by the Numbers: PROFITABILITY

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ANR by the Numbers: MANAGING RISK

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ANR by the Numbers: FOOD SECURITY

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ANR by the Numbers: WATER QUALITY

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Download a PDF version of the 2016 ANR by the Numbers