Livestock

Local Highlights

December 5, 2014

An educational program sponsored by Iowa State University Extension & Outreach for North Central Iowa youth who want to learn more about beef production.

December 3, 2014

Learn successful herd management strategies based on current research.

December 1, 2014

Hands-on learning about beef production in Iowa.

November 4, 2014

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) and Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI), as part of the Iowa Cover Crops Working Group, will host a cover crop workshop at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research Farm near Nashua.

October 22, 2014

Iowa State University Extension will host an Ag Outlook & Management Seminar in Cedar Falls on Wednesday, November 12th starting at 8:30 am.

A Quick Reference to Butler County Residents -  Be sure to chek out all the links at "Resources from ISU Extension" on this page for more information.

Hay & Straw Directory

Iowa Ag Statistics

Butler County Ag Statistics

Iowa Farmer Today

Iowa Manure Management Action Group (IMMAG)

Statewide Resources

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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