Livestock

Local Highlights

August 25, 2014

Step out this September into the countryside and learn what it takes to grow the food you purchase and eat from local producers! The tour is scheduled for Saturday, September 6, from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.  

August 8, 2014



Chef Ben Halprin of the Augusta Restaurant in Oxford, with the help of the Mitchell County Cattleman’s Association, will be featured at the Town to Country Cookout, from 5:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Steve and Beth Rachut farm.

 

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July 8, 2014

 

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Mitchell County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on August 14, at 9 A.M. to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

Growing Beef, Iowa Beef Center's Newsletter

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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