Livestock

Local Highlights

Crop Clinic
December 11, 2014

The Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach Corn & Soybean Clinic - 2015 will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:30 am-3:30 pm, United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake. Matt Darr, ISU Extension Biosystems Ag Engineer and Kelvin Liebold, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist will be featured speakers. Please call Cerro Gordo County Extension at 641-423-0844 to sign up for an educational program and a FREE LUNCH!

PME
October 10, 2014

Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicator Training information, Cerro Gordo County Extension. For pesticide testing in Mason City at NIACC, call Gary Show at 641-422-4266.

October 3, 2014

Our Quarterly Newsletter contains information on Agriculture, Communities, Families, Horticulture, and 4-H & Youth programs!

Farm safety
September 23, 2014

It is a beautiful day in North Iowa!  Soon there will be a lot of activity in the fields and on the roads with harvest quickly approaching. National Farm Safety Week is September 21-27, 2014!

Ag News Today
July 7, 2014

Check out the latest Ag News Today newsletter for information from Iowa State University!

Resources:

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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

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