Livestock

Local Highlights

April 14, 2016

 Beef producers are invited to attend either of two Spring 2016 Beef Management Workshops offered in Warren and Madison counties in late May

March 4, 2016

Saturday, April 30 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be hosting a sheep production and management program for both adults and youth.

March 31, 2016

Producers should monitor their herds for signs of tetany, be ready to treat it and work to minimize the causes of the disease

March 31, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach publication informs producers on a common disease

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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