Local Highlights

Vet Feed Directive Flyer
October 21, 2016

How does the VFD affect you as a 4-Her? Effective January 1, 2017, veterinary oversight will be required when using medically important antibiotics for treatment, prevention, and control.

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October 18, 2016

Women ages 16-20 in the cattle industry are encouraged to apply. Applications due December 1, 2016.

Iowa State University Aquaculture
October 13, 2016

Aquaculture is a way for farmers to diversify and grow

Grazing compaction
October 10, 2016

Research shows cattle grazing cornstalks does not cause compaction or negatively impact yields

September 8, 2016

Beef cow inventory for 2016 has most states in expansion mode; Iowa is up over 4% from 2015

Statewide Resources

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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