Russ Euken

Beef Specialist
Swine Specialist
Russ Euken headshot
Area of Expertise: 
beef cow nutrition, heifer development, cow reproduction and calving, estrus synchronization, bull reproduction breeding soundness, pasture and forage management, grazing management, cost analysis and herd records, weaning management and preconditioning, genetics and selection, feedlot nutrition, data management and monitoring, marketing, margin and risk management, facilities and housing, implants and feed additives, carcass grades and value based marketing, alternative beef systems, identification systems and traceability, animal welfare assessment or auditing, air quality, animal behavior, housing and ventilation, manure management and utilization, production management software, record systems, pork quality assurance - PQA+ producer education, pork quality assurance - PQA+ site assessments, TQA (trucker quality assurance), MAC program (manure applicator certification), county fair derby programs, state fair derby programs
Education: 
M.S., Agriculture Economics, Iowa State University, 1986
B.S., Animal Science, Iowa State University, 1979
Awards: 
Iowa State University Extension Association Achievement Award
University Extension Achievement Award, NACAA Career Guidance Award
Wickersham Zmolek Award for Extension livestock programs
County Farm Bureau Service to Agriculture Award
Contact
641-231-1711
641-923-2856
327 W 8th St
Garner
Iowa
50438
Region: 
2
Counties Served: 
Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Humboldt, Kossuth, Mitchell, Webster, Winnebago, Worth, Wright