Local Highlights

November 30, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Pat Wall said this event will focus on winter feeding and grazing.

November 12, 2015

Extension Master Equine Manager Program marks 10th year

October 29, 2015

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Deb and Jeff Hanson Agriculture Learning Center located at 2508 Mortensen Road in Ames.

October 23, 2015

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.

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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