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Local Highlights

April 15, 2014

Dog Obedience class will be offered June 3 through August 19, every Tuesday evening.  Dog Obedience classes are required for all of those who want to show dogs in the 4-H show during the Guthrie County Fair.  To register, please call the Extension Office at 641-747-2276.

January 7, 2014

We will be offering a variety of project workshops throughout the year.  More information to come as they come together, but get these dates on your calendar! 

January 7, 2014

Are you considering representing Guthrie County at the Iowa State Fair?  Are you in 5th grade or older?  If so, mark these dates on your calendar!

October 22, 2013

Guthrie County 4-H Club Brochure and Discover Guthrie County 4-H Sheet

September 24, 2013

CATTLE PRODUCERS: are your cattle susceptible to this fungus?  Read this article written by our beef veterinarians to find out more information. 
 

Statewide Resources

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  •  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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